The Benefits of “Going Public”

 

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In the wake of Nicholas Kristof’s call for professors to engage with the public, OpEd Public Voices Fellowship leader Deborah Siegel encourages us to think about the benefits of “going public” in her piece When Crossover Work Counts. She writes,

In our public conversation about the pleasures and dangers of participating in public conversation, let’s not overlook the stories of those who are making it work, and the fact that some institutions are acknowledging it as work. May the fact that we’re having this conversation be an early sign that this slow and uneven thaw might accelerate. At the very least, we’ll keep fanning the flames.

For the full story, read more here: Inside Higher Ed

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