|Monday, April 24|
President's Lecturer To Discuss The 'Crisis In Higher Education' - 4/24 - University Of Montana Missoula|
University Center Ballroom
An award-winning essayist and critic will deliver the Lucile Speer Memorial Lecture to conclude the 2016-17 President's Lecture Series at the University of Montana.
William Deresiewicz will outline how he believes higher learning in education has lost its way in the lecture "The Crisis in Higher Education" delivered in collaboration with UM's College of Humanities and Sciences at 8 p.m. Monday, April 24, in the University Center Ballroom.
Deresiewicz also will lead the seminar "A Jane Austen Education" from 3 to 4:30 p.m. the same day in Gallagher Business Building Room 123, during which he will examine the work of Jane Austen as a way of showing how education must be understood once again in terms of intellectual and moral purposes. The lecture and seminar are free and open to the public.