Inaugural Symposium: The Future of the Liberal ArtsOctober 1, 2014 at 78:15 p.m.

Time: October 1, 2014 at 78:15 p.m.
Location:Alumni Hall

One of the signature pieces of the inauguration will be this academic event where representatives from a wide range of Gustavus constituencies - student, faculty, staff and alumni - will each present a short talk related to the "future of the liberal arts." From the sciences to the fine arts to the humanities, these outstanding, representatives of Gustavus will articulate how the future needs of society and the Earth will require leaders with an education rooted in the liberal arts, the bedrock of a Gustavus education. Speakers will provide their prediction our future and how a Gustavus liberal arts education will be relevant and important. The audience's questions will be answered at the end.

The speakers are:

Philip Bryant, Professor of English

Scott Dee, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Swine Researcher

Lisa Heldke, Professor of Philosophy

Linda Huett, former CEO of Weight Watchers

Timothy Kennedy '82, VP of Marketing and Communication

Samuel Panzer '16, History Major, Pre-medicine, "The Fourth Crown ewriter