“The emphasis on social innovation in higher education and the social sector is ascendant; however, this current collective obsession can be an obstacle to real social change and should not be treated as a substitute for it.”
Gephardt Director Amanda Moore McBride provided commentary for The Chronicle on Higher Education on the drawbacks to higher education’s recent focus on social innovation as a cure for society’s ills. The article was published in the February 6 print edition of the publication.
“The real challenge is in the doing, not in the thinking up,” she writes.
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