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Voting Rights, Election 2020, Colleges, Universities, and Us

Date & Time

Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.


Global & Civic Engagement


Virtual Event


Presented by Eagleton Institute of Politics

Voting Right event

This webinar features presidents from four institutions representing distinct structures and student bodies: Berkshire Community College, Howard University, Rutgers University, and Williams College. It is co-hosted by the W. Ford Schumann ’50 Program in Democratic Studies at Williams and the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers, and it invites the featured speakers to reflect on the implications of voting rights and Election 2020 for the biggest issues facing colleges and universities today.

Wayne A.I. Frederick, President of Howard University
Jonathan Holloway, President of Rutgers University
Ellen Kennedy, President of Berkshire Community College
Maud S. Mandel, President of Williams College

John J. Farmer, Jr., Director of the Eagleton Institute of Politics
Neil Roberts, Chair and Professor of Africana Studies and Faculty Affiliate in Political Science and Religion at Williams College

Learn more and register here.