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Maeda discusses “imbalance” of Mac’s pillars of academic success
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Maeda discusses “imbalance” of Mac’s pillars of academic success

Macalester has long boasted a commitment to multiculturalism and internationalism as pillars of its mission. However, some administrators believe that over time, those concepts have been conflated and decontextualized. On March 5, Dean of the Institute for Global Citizenship (IGC) Donna Maeda spoke to the Legislative Body (LB) at an MCSG meeting, and described the…

“Equity, Justice, and Difference” series explores future of higher education
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“Equity, Justice, and Difference” series explores future of higher education

Political science professor Althea Sircar hosted on-campus workshops on Feb. 21 and 22 in an effort to provoke discussion about how colleges and universities can improve their relationships to their surrounding communities and push back against the increasing corporate pressures on institutions of higher education. Titled “Collaborative research and the Future of Higher Education,” the…