2012 Hays and Margaret Crimmel Colloquium on Liberal Education

CONSIDERING ALL THINGS: My Life as a Cultural Correspondent

The School of Professional and Continuing Studies is pleased to host the annual Hays and Margaret Crimmel Colloquium on Liberal Education. This year’s speaker is Susan Stamberg, founding member and special correspondent for National Public Radio. Stamberg’s address is titled “CONSIDERING ALL THINGS: My Life as a Cultural Correspondent.”

The event will be held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at 4 p.m. in the Robins Pavillion of the Jepson Alumni Center (#49 on the campus map). The event is free and open to the public.

Online RSVPs required. Please register online.

The Crimmel Colloquium is held annually by the Office of the University Provost. This year’s event is hosted by the School in celebration of its fiftieth anniversary.

About Susan Stamberg

Susan Stamberg is the first woman to anchor a national nightly news program, and has won every major award in broadcasting. She has been inducted into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame and the Radio Hall of Fame. An NPR “founding mother,” Stamberg has been on staff since the network began in 1971. Read Stamberg’s full biographical sketch at NPR.org.

About the Colloquium

The Colloquium honors the memory of Henry Hays Crimmel, Sr., and Margaret Cox Crimmel by advancing the cause of liberal education. The Colloquium addresses issues of fundamental importance to liberal education, especially:

  • the definition and justification of the ideal of liberal education;
  • the proper relationship of the liberal arts to society;
  • the liberal arts curriculum and the academic environment; and
  • the proper role of the college teacher and the faculty organization.

About the Donor

The Hays and Margaret Crimmel Colloquium on Liberal Education is endowed by a 2006 gift from Dr. Henry Hays Crimmel, Jr., to honor the memory of his parents. Dr. Crimmel graduated from Indiana University and earned a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He served on the faculty of St. Lawrence University from 1962 to 1999 and retired as Professor of Philosophy emeritus. While at St. Lawrence he received that university’s J. Calvin Keene Award for “high standards of personal scholarship, effecting teaching and high moral concern.”

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Event Summary

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Speaker: Susan Stamberg, NPR

Topic: Considering All Things: My Life as a Cultural Correspondent

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 4 p.m. [add to calendar]

Location: Robins Pavillion, Jepson Alumni Center

RSVPs Required: Please register online

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