Annual Report 2015-2016
Make it Better! Under that banner, the Eagleton Institute of Politics has proudly celebrated its 60th anniversary year. Building on Eagleton’s lengthy record of educating involved citizens and effective political leaders, we issued this call for the Institute and our community to better understand how the U.S. political system works, how it changes, and how we can make it better.
Annual Report 2014-2015
The Eagleton Institute of Politics explores state and national politics through research, education, and public service, linking the study of politics with its day-to-day practice. The Institute focuses attention on how the American political system works, how it changes, and how it might work better.
Annual Report 2013-2014
At the Eagleton Institute of Politics, we believe in education that fosters and respects the exploration and informed exchange of different—and differing—ideas.
Annual Report 2012-2013
As the year has shown, there is more than enough work to do on more than enough messes. We cannot afford to discourage our children. Those who choose civic engagement and public service are working on behalf of every one of us. The Eagleton Institute endorses that choice.
Annual Report 2011-2012
At the Eagleton Institute of Politics, in good times and bad, we’ve cast our lot with the American political system. Not tempted by cynicism or paralysis—two unproductive states—we remain devoted to a belief in the value of education.
Annual Report 2010-2011
At the Eagleton Institute of Politics, after 55 years, one of our core tasks remains what Florence Peshine Eagleton prescribed and Congressman David Skaggs might endorse: education that serves the goal of promoting responsible leadership in civic and governmental affairs.
Annual Report 2009-2010
The hyper-linked 21st century gives a very different, yet also powerful, resonance to John Donne’s 17th century words, ‘No man is an island.’ …Whether in person or electronically, connecting is expansive — a way of multiplying opportunities and enriching understanding.
Annual Report 2008-2009
Only a year ago, intense interest in presidential politics seemed nearly universal and passions ran high. Now, that drama has faded into sobered recognition.