Lindenwood University has hired a new director of alumni affairs. Whitney Fraier started the job on Monday, April 7 and is based in the university’s Development Office.
After just its first year in existence, Lindenwood University’s college newspaper, the Legacy, has won 15 awards from the Missouri College Media Association. The awards were presented in Joplin April 12 during the annual MCMA meeting.
The fashion design students of Lindenwood University will present their 11th Annual Fashion Show, “Style Fusion,” at p.m. Sunday, April 27, 2008, at West County Center in the North Court.
The 250-seat “black box” theatre in the new Lindenwood Center for Fine and Performing Arts will be named the Emerson Black Box Theatre, thanks to a generous donation by the Emerson Electric Co.
Lindenwood University Professor Sue Tretter has been named a Fulbright scholar in the “Distinguished Lecturer” category and will, as a result, teach American studies at the University of Leipzig in Germany from January through May of 2009.
The Lindenwood University Department of Theatre will close its 2007-2008 Mainstage Season with the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Crimes of the Heart,” by Beth Henley. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on April 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26.
Murray L. Weidenbaum, Ph.D., chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors in the Reagan administration, will speak on the current state of the U.S. economy at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9, in the Leadership Room of Lindenwood University’s Spellmann Campus Center.
The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival will bring its 2008 Education Tour to Lindenwood University for two performances on Saturday, April 12, in the university’s Cultural Center at 400 N. Kingshighway in St. Charles; the performances are free and open to the public. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. The first performance is at 1 p.m. and the second at 2:20 p.m.
The Lindenwood University Etiquette Dinner scheduled for this evening has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
Film director Lance Trumbull will present and talk about his documentary, “Everest: A Climb for Peace,” in a forum at Lindenwood University at 7 p.m. on Tuesday March 4.