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Arthur White, Longtime Friend to Public Agenda, Has Passed Away
We were saddened to learn that a long-time friend of Public Agenda
, Arthur White
, died over the weekend after a long and deeply fruitful life.
Arthur was a co-founder of Yankelovich Partners with Dan Yankelovich, Public Agenda's co-founder.
Arthur White and his wife, Vivien White stand in front of the sculpture screen in Whitey Heist Park in Stamford, Conn. on Wednesday June 29, 2011. (Photo: Kathleen O'Rourke / The Stamford Advocate)
A life-long advocate for equal opportunity, Arthur also founded Jobs for the Future and Reading Is Fundamental.
worked closely with us on a series of studies of young adults' views on higher education and college completion.
was a warm and wise presence at Public Agenda events, a valued adviser to the organization, and a wonderful "connector," always ready to introduce people to one another when mutual benefit and public good could result.