January 18, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

The Corporation for National Service presented its Higher Education Award for Leadership in National Service today (Jan. 18) to the University of Notre Dame and six other institutions of higher learning.p. “Higher education is uniquely positioned to provide leadership on so many fronts in service and service-learning—calling Americans, young and old alike, to be the active-duty citizens this country needs,” said Harris Wofford, chief executive officer of the corporation. “These seven institutions in particular have accepted this charge to take the idea of service and leadership by the young from the periphery of American education and public life into the center.”p.

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