Blogs

A Public Voice 2021

For more than 30 years, the Kettering Foundation, in collaboration with the National Issues Forums Institute, has organized A Public Voice.

Introducing College Presidents on Higher Education and Its Civic Purposes

Kettering has recently begun working with college presidents to move beyond their administrative and fundraising roles and provide new leadership for civic engagement—to act as “public philosophers” for their institutions. Beginning with a meeting with a small group of college presidents in July 2015, we found that these presidents were indeed eager to take leadership on themes of democracy and civic engagement on their campuses and with their stakeholders. This blog series offers a space to gather and present their thoughts.

Higher Education Exchange 2021

Institutions and the Public: A Troubled Relationship

Mathews, President and CEO of the Kettering Foundation, to Change Roles

Mathews will retain a scholarly role at the foundation and will focus on writing and research, as he has long desired.

Hidden Common Ground: New Research on Voting

Results from a new Public Agenda/USA TODAY survey.

DARTMOUTH CONFERENCE XXVII


DARTMOUTH CONFERENCE XXVII
61 YEARS OF U.S. – RUSSIA DIALOGUE
RUSSIA & USA VIA ZOOM
JUNE 8-9, 2021


The US-RUSSIA DARTMOUTH CONFERENCE BEGINS ITS SEVENTH DECADE

On Common Ground: Hidden and Forged

By Nick Felts

Deliberation in Everyday Conversations

How has the pandemic impacted the ability to deliberate in communities?

Jack L. Harper Joins Kettering Foundation as Vice President, Treasurer, and CFO

Jack L. Harper, an executive with over 27 years of public and private experience in tax law and corporate governance, including at Walmart and Discover, has been selected as the new Vice President, Treasurer, and CFO of the Kettering Foundation.

What Matters More, Tribe or Democracy?

As part of the Kettering Foundation’s ongoing research, our staff and allied organizations gather for monthly Dayton Days research sessions to reflect on the ideas guiding our work and to share new insights.