KF News and Ideas

Public Work and Higher Education in These Pandemic Times

By Paul C. Pribbenow
President, Augsburg University (MN)

Safety, Justice, and Policing: Insights from 2017 Forums That Speak to Today

A report from the Kettering Foundation and the National Issues Forums Network.

CGA and Zoom Technologies: Deliberation in the Era of COVID-19    

By Maura Casey, Senior Associate, Kettering Foundation 

NIFI Releases New Materials on Health Care Costs

The Kettering Foundation and the National Issues Forums Institute (NIFI) are pleased to announce the publication of a new issue guide, Health Care: How Can We Bring Costs Down While Getting the Care We Need?

Higher Education Leaders: Reconstructing the Public Purposes of Higher Education

Notes and Reflections on the July 2019 Meeting 

By Keith Melville and Derek Barker

Announcing the Hidden Common Ground Initiative

A major initiative spearheaded by Public Agenda and USA TODAY.

A Public Voice 2019

A Public Voice was held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on May 9.

Connections 2018: Letter from the Editors

A letter from Melinda Gilmore & Randall Nielsen.

John R. Dedrick Named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Kettering Foundation

John R. Dedrick has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Charles F. Kettering Foundation.

Journalists at DDEx Grapple with Helping Citizens See Themselves in Public Issues

The journalists from five different countries who gathered at the Deliberative Democracy Exchange (DDEx) had many things in common, but most of all, they were worried.