Examining the Wisconsin Idea
The Wisconsin Idea is a concept that advocates for the public purposes of higher education, suggesting that universities have a responsibility to support their state and local communities. The root of the Wisconsin Idea dates back to the early 1900s, but the idea has grown widely since. In this interactive talk, we’ll explore the roots of the Wisconsin Idea and actively reflect upon the civic purposes and possibilities of public higher education.
Raised in Wisconsin and an alumni of UW-Madison, Cory Sprinkel is the Community Engaged Scholarship Specialist with UW-Madison’s Morgridge Center for Public Service. His work is focused on improving the connection between campuses and their local communities. He received his ... read more