The college's 50th Anniversary Committee wraps up its yearlong celebration by sponsoring a series of open student forums to encourage participation in the national conversation about the future of liberal learning and public education:
Undergraduate Student Forum
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
4:30 to 6 p.m.
Reavis Hall 211
Graduate Student Forum
Thursday, April 8, 2010
4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Founders Library Staff Lounge
Honors Program Student Forum
Tuesday April 13, 2010
7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Honors Lounge in Douglas Hall
Featured Panelists: David Hansell, David Thomas, Natalie Farmer, Winnie Okafor, Julie Edmunds
The Humanities Really Do Produce a Profit
Robert N. Watson, Chronicle of Higher Education
The Last Professors: The Corporate University and the Fate of the Humanities
Frank Donoghue, Fordham University Press
The Last Professor
Stanley Fish, New York Times
Last Things: On the First and 'Last' Professor
James V. Schall, S.J., First Principles Journal
Saving the Life of the Mind
Goldie Blumenstyk, Chronicle of Higher Education