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From the President

From the President

The experience of Chautauqua Institution is an experience of community. The grounds and facilities, our rules for land use and the attempts to minimize the use of cars, the efforts toward an understanding of shared space, and the increasing awareness of the environmental impact of practices are all pieces of the reality of the experience of community.

From the President

From the President

Almost two years ago, we began our discussions with Colonial Williamsburg about an ongoing series on the subject of emerging democracies. We felt that our two organizations could combine our resources to build a long-term public dialogue about the challenges to the emergence of democratic societies in our time.

Community gathers to discuss strategic initiatives for 2013 season

Community gathers to discuss strategic initiatives for 2013 season

Chautauqua Institution President Tom Becker addressed the crowd gathered around the Hultquist Center porch last Wednesday morning as the season’s first weekly Trustee Porch Discussion began.

Becker detailed aspects of the Institution’s current stragetic plan that have allowed the board of trustees and the administration to look at Chautauqua’s immediate and long-term future with greater certainty.

“It is far more based on data than anything we have ever done before,” Becker said.