2008 Engaged Campus Conference to be Held, 10/10

Conference to focus on the public purposes of higher education

The 2008 Montclair State University Engaged Campus Conference: The Public Purposes of Higher Education will be held on Friday, October 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the University Hall Conference Center. The conference is free of charge and open to all members of the University community and the general public who register online by October 6.

Featuring keynote speaker, Harry Boyte, founder and co-director of the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute for Public Affairs’ Center for Democracy and Citizenship at the University of Minnesota, the conference will highlight the importance of the public purposes of higher education and address ways to develop civically-motivated initiatives. The conference program also includes panels and workshops, and lunch is provided.

Organized by Montclair State’s Center for Career Services and Community-based Learning, the 2008 Engaged Campus Conference is sponsored by Northwestern Mutual and Bringing Theory to Practice.