Academic Day talks look ahead

Text of presentations on new programs, keys to University's future now available online | October 24, 2002

The University celebrated some of its best performers and thinkers during its annual Academic Day Tuesday, Oct. 15, as it examined proposals for a new honors program, “Philosophy, Politics and the Public,” a new interdisciplinary minor, “Catholicism and Culture,” and the key strategic issues and questions needed for the University to excel in the future. Presentations from the day include: • Fr. Graham's PowerPoint presentation on the Keys to Xavier's Future • Speeches from the Philosophy, Politics and the Public panel: - by E. Paul Colella, philosophy - by Nancy Bertaux, economics and human resources - by John Fairfield, history - by Timothy White, political science • Speeches from the Catholicism and Culture panel: - by John LaRocca, S.J., history - by Gillian Ahlgren, theology - by M. Christine Anderson, history - by Ernest Fontana, English