We Are Kenyon Newsletter, Fall 2008
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We live in challenging political times. The big issues resist easy answers, but too often public discussion amounts to little more than angry buzzing. Where in the civic arena can you find depth, perspective, nuance, thoughtfulness, complexity—in short, reasoned discourse?
One place is Kenyon. This edition of the campaign newsletter introduces the new Center for the Study of American Democracy, which will bring policymakers, political leaders, and scholars to campus. They'll debate our country's most urgent issues by going beyond honking headlines and partisan rants.
Who benefits? Educated citizens and future leaders in all walks of life: Kenyon students.
Civic Discussions, Civil Discourse
The new Center for the Study of American Democracy will connect Kenyon students with policy insiders
Two sides, one goal: Enrich campus politics
Taking the Long View
A new director examines up-to-the-minute political issues within the framework of fundamental concerns
Bringing the discourse of great minds to campus is an investment in future leaders
70 Years of the Kenyon Review
A House Reborn
Generous gifts restore a beloved campus treasure as a new home for the Kenyon Review
A Festive Year for the Review
The Kenyon Review, always a jewel in the crown, now enriches campus literary life in new ways