UM College of Humanities and Sciences to Host Dialogue on Education

April 22, 2015

MISSOULA – The University of Montana College of Humanities and Sciences will host a dialogue titled “Why and How: The State of General Education” at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in the Turner Hall Dell Brown Room.

This year’s discussion will focus on the state of general education programming at the university level, and will feature Davidson Honors College Interim Dean Elizabeth Putnam, classics Professor Linda Gillison and mathematical sciences Professor Mark Kayll. Regents Professor of Philosophy Albert Borgmann will moderate the event.

“I expect this to be a lively discussion based on the expertise of our panelists and moderator and the spirited commitment of our faculty to broad education that speaks to the aspirations of our students,” said Chris Comer, dean of UM’s College of Humanities and Sciences. “This is a great annual event for faculty, staff and students to meet and celebrate collegiate life and the uniqueness of UM and our college.”

The event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be provided. The college also will announce the 2015 Humanities and Sciences Teaching Awards at the event. For more information call Ian Withrow, media and information coordinator at the College of Humanities and Sciences, at 406-243-2683 or email ian.withrow@mso.umt.edu.

Contact: Ian Withrow, media and information coordinator, UM College of Humanities and Sciences, 406-243-2683, ian.withrow@mso.umt.edu.