Speakers: Dean Baquet
Date: Monday, March 16th, 2015
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Loyola University's Nunemaker Hall
In pursuit of its mission of preparing men and women for ethical and effective participation in public life, the Institute of Politics at Loyola University New Orleans hosts an annual Lecture Series each Spring that attracts a nationally prominent figure to speak to the current Institute of Politics (IOP) class, all past fellows, Loyola faculty, staff, students, and members of the public.
Since Hurricane Katrina and the levee failures, neighborhood activism, grassroots energy, and highly effective political reform movements have reinvigorated politics in metropolitan New Orleans. Many citizens, not just past IOP fellows, are hungry for a thoughtful lecture series featuring skillful orators addressing contemporary issues from broad and well-informed perspectives. The combination of a university setting and an audience of eager political practitioners places the Institute of Politics at Loyola as the obvious host for the Renwick Lecture Series.
The Ed Renwick Lecture Series will attempt to: