Is Campus Activism Dead — or Just Misguided?

A President Wonders Where the Campus Radicals Are Now

With the average age of college presidents a hair above 60 years old, a large portion of today's campus leaders were undergraduate or graduate students during the heightened years of protest in the 1960s and early 1970s. As a student during those protest-laden times, I spoke out about peace, the Vietnam War, civil rights, and the status of women. But today, as a university president, I am generally disheartened at the nature of