“What does civility mean in the digital age? Do the basic foundations of civility still have a place in society? If so, where? How do we practice civility when often our first experience with others who have different views is online? How do we still encourage and practice civility within our own families, local communities, engagement across the nation, and with people around the world?”
—USD President James T. Harris speaking at the university’s two-day conference on civility. Harris noted that higher education institutions can be leaders in this pursuit.