that’s excellent, not sure if this is more of a pipe-dream than an untimely meditation but I can’t help thinking of,wishing for, a civic-minded center of higher ed that treats students as response-able citizens in the making and not as full-fledged customers (I’m naively captivated by moving images of Japanese school children collectively cleaning their classrooms). Not sure what the market would be for such an experiment but we know what the skyrocketing costs of business as usual are…