On December 15, 2021, the National Center and the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College hosted an event celebrating the release of historian Ellen Schrecker's latest book on higher education, The Lost Promise: American Universities in the 1960s, published by the University of Chicago Press.

The recorded event included a panel discussion with Ellen Schrecker, retired Professor of History at Yeshiva University, Robert Cohen, Professor of History and Social Studies, Steinhardt School of Education, NYU, and Paul Lauter, Allen K. & Gwendolyn Miles Smith Professor of Literature, Emeritus, Trinity College, Hartford. The panel was introduced and moderated by Bill Herbert, the National Center's Executive Director.