Diversity & Democracy: Current Issue

Current Issue


Examining the Past, Transforming the Future

This issue of Diversity & Democracy examines how colleges and universities are studying the histories of their institutions and local communities, connecting history to present-day issues, and working to create a better future. The colleges and universities featured in this issue are working to promote equity, integrity, and civic responsibility by strengthening campus/community relationships and creating new programs, practices, and legacies.

Table of Contents

By Emily Schuster, Association of American Colleges and Universities

Examining the Past, Transforming the Future

By William C. Purdy, California State University–Northridge

By Gail C. Christopher, Ntianu Garden: Center for Healing and Nature and formerly the W.K. Kellogg Foundation

By Fernando Esquivel-Suárez, Freedom University and Spelman College

By Rafael Aragón, Freedom University and Eastern Connecticut State University

Campus and Community Practice

By Adam Rothman, Georgetown University

By Mélisande Short-Colomb, Georgetown University

By Betty Neal Crutcher, University of Richmond and Tuskegee University; Joan R. Harrell, Auburn University and formerly Tuskegee University; and Wylin Wilson, Harvard University and formerly Tuskegee University

By Betty Neal Crutcher, University of Richmond and Tuskegee University

By Karin M. Cotterman and Nolizwe Nondabula—both of the University of San Francisco


By Wesley Thomas, Navajo Technical University, and Amy Horowitz, Indiana University

By Emily Watson, Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana