National Association Names La Salle University Lead Institution in Civic Engagement


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La Salle University is one of the only 73 colleges and universities across the country designated as a Lead Institution by NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education to participate in a national initiative on civic learning and democratic engagement.

As a participant, La Salle will push forward its efforts in goading civic development among students through community partnerships, peer-to-peer involvement, and democratic participation.

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