Listening to the Conversation

The Ninth Annual Conversation on the Liberal Arts

February 26-27, 2010

 

Overview Speakers Program
Let the Conversation Begin Conversation Audio Conversation Continued
Conversation Papers Participant List

 


Conversation Program

Friday, February 26
 

Welcome and Opening Remarks given by Westmont President Gayle Beebe

 

Welcome and Opening Remarks given by Gaede Institute Director, Chris Hocekley

 

Plenary Session 1:

Keynote Address:

Religion and Education: How They Have Changed and What Those Changes Mean

Alan Wolfe,Boston College
 

Discussion session lead by Westmont professor of Art History, Lisa DeBoer

Saturday, February 27
 

Plenary Session 2:

Keynote Address:

How Liberal Education Can Enhance Students’ Spiritual Life

Alexander Astin and Helen Astin,UCLA
 

Discussion session lead by Westmont professor of Mathematics, Patti Hunter

Discussion Audio Track 1

Discussion Audio Track 2

 

Plenary Session 3:

Keynote Address:

Believing in the Liberal Arts: Towards a Faithful Model of Higher Education

Stan Gaede,Gordon College
 

Discussion Session lead by Westmont professor of Communication Studies, Deborah Dunn