Public Invited to Pacific University on Monday, Sept. 17 for Pair of Lectures
Pacific University invites the public to the Forest Grove Campus on Monday, Sept. 17 for a pair of lectures in celebration of Constitution Day, which commemorates the formation of the U.S. Constitution and its signing by the Founding Fathers on Sept. 17, 1787.
At 3 p.m. in Old College Hall, Pacific Politics & Government assistant professor Paul Snell will give a talk on the nation's most enduring political document, and attendees will have opportunities ask questions about our and how it applies today.
At 4:30 p.m. in the Tom Miles Theatre (Warner Hall), historian Ed Lengel will present the History Department's annual Willard Kniep Lecture: "Setting the Example: Presidential Leadership in Crisis, from George Washington to the 21st Century."
Lengel is currently the Revolutionary in Residence at Colonial Williamsburg, and recently served as chief historian for The White House Historical Association (2016-2018). Previously, Lengel was a professor at the University of Virginia and director of the institution's Washington Papers.