The Gift of a Professorship to Inspire Generations of Engaged Citizens

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Publish date: 01-25-2022


Reflecting on her student years at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Merle Goldberg Fabian ’59 credits her experience with “the most amazing group of professors” for inspiring her recent $3 million gift to establish an endowed professorship in citizenship and critical thinking. Fabian’s classes in citizenship, American literature and philosophy and a semester spent studying in Washington D.C. fed her interest in public affairs and the obligations of citizens to be knowledgeable and active participants in democracy.

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