The University Record, October 5, 1992

Presidential Lecture Series begins Oct. 13

English Prof. Ejner J. Jensen will launch the Presidential Lecture Series on Academic Values with a lecture titled “Arresting Changes: Visions and Values in the University” at 4–5 p.m. Oct. 13 in Rackham Amphitheater.

Jensen also is chair of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs.

The special 175th anniversary lecture series, focusing on academic values, offers an opportunity for some of the University’s distinguished scholars to share their thoughts and beliefs on academic issues and to stimulate a general discourse about these issues throughout the campus.

Each lecture will be followed by a discussion with faculty respondents, including series moderator President James J. Duderstadt, and a reception in the Assembly Hall.

Other lectures:

Dec. 8, John H. D’Arms, vice provost for academic affairs, dean of the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, the Gerald F. Else Professor of Classical Studies and professor of history, “Arduous, Pleasant and Hopeful Toil: Values in and beyond Graduate Education.”

Jan. 25, Paul C. Boylan, dean of the School of Music and professor of music, “Artists in the Academy.”

March 30, Edie N. Goldenberg, LS&A dean, professor of political science and public policy, research scientist in the Institute of Public Policy Studies, and faculty associate in the Center for Political Studies, “Undergraduate Education for Today and Tomorrow.”

April 8, Harold R. Johnson, dean of the School of Social Work and professor of social work and of health behavior and health education, “The Mathematics of Multiculturalism: Challenges and Opportunities.”