Duke Ethics Scholar To Speak At Pruit Symposium Oct. 30

October 13, 2003

Baylor hosts a group of the nation's foremost scholars in ethics and education Oct. 30 - Nov. 1 as part of the annual Pruit Memorial Symposium, this year titled "The Schooled Heart: Moral Formation in American Higher Education." Dr. Stanley Haurerwas, the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke University and a prolific author, will be the keynote speaker at 8 p.m. Oct. 30 in the Cashion Academic Center.
The symposium will explore the character, advisability and effect of moral education as it pertains to American higher education. Plenary speakers include Baylor Provost David Lyle Jeffrey; Dr. Warren Nord, the University of North Carolina; Father Joseph O'Hare, Fordham University; Dr. Julie Reuben, Harvard Graduate School of Education; and Dr. David Solomon, the University of Notre Dame. There will be more than 50 other seminar speakers from colleges across the nation.
The symposium is made possible by the Pruit Memorial Symposium Endowment Fund, established in 1996 by Lev H. and Ella Wall Pritchard in memory of Mrs. Helen Pruit Matthews and her brothers, Dr. Lee Tinkle Pruit and William Wall Pruit. It is sponsored by Baylor's Institute for Faith and Learning. 
Plenary sessions are free and open to the public. Registration is required for the keynote banquet and other sessions. For registration information, call (254) 710-4805 or e-mail IFL@baylor.edu. A complete schedule of events can be found at www.baylor.edu/IFL/Pruit2003.htm.