Former Major League Baseball pitcher Jim Morris, whose story was the inspiration for the movie “The Rookie,” starring Dennis Quaid, will open the Lindenwood University 2010-11 Speaker Series at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at the university’s Bezemes Family Theater. Admission is free.
Lindenwood University welcomed a record-breaking number of students on the first day of 2010 fall semester classes Monday, Aug. 23. The number of daytime undergraduate students, including commuters, exceeds 5,000 by a substantial margin.
The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will present its first production of the fall 2010 semester, the acclaimed Steel Magnolias, at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9-11 and 16-18 at Lindenwood’s Bezemes Family Theater.
Lindenwood University has been named a “military friendly” school for 2011 by G.I. Jobs Magazine, an honor the magazine states is given to only 15 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools nationwide.
Dr. Todd Mick, former chief academic officer and professor of business, recently joined Lindenwood University-Belleville as Chair of the Business and Entrepreneurship Department.
Dr. Keith Russell has been named chair of the English Department at Lindenwood University-Belleville; he previously served as an associate professor of English at the university’s St. Charles, Mo., campus.
Dr. Therese Chavaux Turnbull has joined the faculty at Lindenwood University-Belleville and will assist in the further development of the university’s Professional and School Counseling Department.
Sarah Patterson-Mills, licensed professional counselor and secondary school counselor, has joined Lindenwood University-Belleville’s School Counseling Department as a full-time professor.
Lindenwood University–Belleville will host two guest speakers during August. The presentations are part of the school’s 2010 Speaker Series and are free and open to the public. They also fulfill colloquium requirements for current LCIE students.
Dr. Rahim Karimpour has been appointed chair of Lindenwood University-Belleville’s Department of Mathematics, effective Aug. 1. His duties will include hiring mathematics faculty, overseeing student assessment testing and advising processes, and contributing to the overall growth of the University’s traditional day program.