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Wendell Berry and Higher Education: Cultivating Virtues of Place

by Jack R. Baker and Jeffrey Bilbro foreword by Wendell Berry

Prominent author and cultural critic Wendell Berry is well known for his contributions to agrarianism and environmentalism, but his commentary on education has received comparatively little attention.

Black Greek-letter Organizations in the Twenty-First Century: Our Fight Has Just Begun

edited by Gregory S. Parks foreword by Julianne Malveaux and Marc Morial

During the twentieth century, black Greek-Letter organizations (BGLOs) united college students dedicated to excellence, fostered kinship, and uplifted African Americans.

Alpha Phi Alpha: A Legacy of Greatness, the Demands of Transcendence

edited by Gregory S. Parks and Stefan M. Bradley foreword by Michael A. Blake

On December 4, 1906, on Cornell University’s campus, seven black men founded one of the greatest and most enduring organizations in American history.

Horace Holley: Transylvania University and the Making of Liberal Education in the Early American Republic

by James P. Cousins

Outspoken New England urbanite Horace Holley (1781–1827) was an unlikely choice to become the president of Transylvania University—the first college established west of the Allegheny Mountains.

The Arthurdale Community School: Education and Reform in Depression Era Appalachia

by Sam F. Stack Jr.

The first of many homestead communities designed during the rollout of the New Deal, Arthurdale, West Virginia, was a bold experiment in progressive social planning.