James D. Evans, Ph.D. has been selected by the Lindenwood University Board of Directors as the 21st president of the 180-year-old liberal arts university.
George Herbert Walker III, who served as U.S. ambassador to Hungary from 2003 to 2006, will offer “An Ambassador’s Assessment of Eastern Europe” at Lindenwood University at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28, in the Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room of Lindenwood’s Spellmann Campus Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The English comedy “The Sea,” by Edward Bond, will be the fourth production in Lindenwood University’s 2006-07 Mainstage Season. Shows will be at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 15, 16, 17, 23 and 24, with a 2 p.m. show on Feb. 17, at the Lindenwood University Cultural Center, 400 North Kingshighway in St. Charles, two blocks north of the main Lindenwood campus.
Lindenwood University’s American Humanics program received the Points of Light Foundation Excellence in Community Service and Volunteerism Award at the American Humanics Management Institute, held January 3-6 in Washington, DC.
Lindenwood University is teaming up with Act II Community Theater in St. Peters, Mo., to bring Neil Simon’s classic, “The Odd Couple,” to the Lindenwood Auditorium stage at the university’s Belleville campus.
Lindenwood University will be a host site for the annual MAA (Mathematics Association of America) Mathematics Competition for high school students on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Thirty-three students from the St. Charles County area will try to qualify for the United States Mathematical Olympiad in April; top finishers may also qualify for scholarships to Lindenwood.
Award-winning poet John Brandi, whose works have appeared in publications around the world, will speak at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17, in the Downstage Theatre (room 101) in Harmon Hall on Lindenwood University’s main campus at 209 S. Kingshighway in St. Charles.
The Lindenwood University Intercultural Club will hold a ceremony in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, in the Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room of the Spellmann Campus Center.
Lindenwood University has announced it will match an education grant given to members of AmeriCorps, a government program in which participants can earn money for college while working in various community service initiatives.
Lindenwood University has received approval to offer its first doctoral program ever—a Doctor of Education degree. The program will launch in the spring 2007 semester, and classes are being scheduled now.