Bard College: An Ecosystem of Engagement

Jonathan Adam Becker


Despite its moderate size and rural location, Bard’s civic engagement efforts resonate locally, nationally and internationally, and have significant public policy impacts. Bard has achieved success by making engagement central to its institutional mission, viewing liberal arts and sciences education as both a means and an end of civic engagement efforts, and forging an “ecosystem of engagement” that encourages organizational engineers, links student-led and institutional initiatives and unites a network of partners across the globe.


Liberal Arts, liberal education, early college, institutional engagement, civic engagement, international partnerships

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