Monday, September 30, 2013

Caring About University Men in a Time of Crisis

Miles Groth, Ph.D.
I was pleased to present a talk on "Caring About College Men. Why We Need Campus Centers for Men in a Time of Crisis" at the University of Toronto on Friday evening, September 27, at 7:00. Previous speakers in the series of talks by authors and academics had been harried by protesters, but, happily, with extra security in place (which cost the organization quite a lot of unanticipated expense), the event went off without disturbance.

The lecture auditorium was filled to capacity, the audience was attentive, and they had penetrating observations and questions at the conclusion. Most important, the audience included women and men who were there to reflect on a major issue on university campuses: the declining enrollment of men and their failure to complete the post-secondary degree so needed today for being positioned for successful careers and lives.  (more...)

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