Keith Farner

Faculty award reception Thursday

Twenty-five faculty members will be honored at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Faculty House at the annual faculty award reception.

The members are being recognized for their contributions in teaching, research/creativity, public service and student advisement.

All 25 come from Western’s six colleges and the University Libraries.

Light refreshments will be provided at the reception.

Vanderbilt professor to lecture Wednesday

Richard J. Blackett, a history professor at Vanderbilt University, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Mass Media and Technology Hall Auditorium.

Blackett is a specialist in United States and Caribbean history and will talk about “African Americans and the Anglo-American Abolitionist Movement.”

Blackett will also lead a seminar at 4 p.m. in Cherry Hall room 210.

– Keith Farner