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President Pelton on Emerson College Prison Initiative in Globe

Lee Pelton

President Lee Pelton’s Op Ed on prison reform, education, and the Emerson College Prison Initiative published in the Boston Globe on Monday, detailing Emerson’s civic engagement work to create opportunities for incarcerated men to earn a bachelor’s degree.

Why should higher educational institutions care so much about the incarcerated segment of our population? The answer is as simple as it is powerful: The nation looks to higher education to solve its most pressing problems.

Read the piece here.