We cordially invite to join us in exploring how the concern for justice can and should affect our educational and academic mission here at Boston College, in a forum open to all members of the Boston College community,

"Perspectives on Justice and Education at Boston College"

A University Forum

Friday, March 24

3:00 - 6:00 PM

Shea Conference Room, Conte Forum

This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of a landmark commitment on the part of the Society of Jesus: "The promotion of
justice ... should be the concern of our whole life and a dimension of all our endeavors." In order to commemorate that commitment, Boston College is joining with all the other Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States to reflect upon and discuss together the progress we have made, and to address the challenges that lie ahead. The forum on March 24 will give you the opportunity to become part of this national effort.

The forum will feature panel presentations by faculty, staff and students, followed by small group discussions. The forum will also seek suggestions as to how to enhance justice in education at Boston College.

Refreshments will be provided. We hope to see you there.

Please announce this to your students, and encourage them to attend.


Patrick H. Byrne
David McMenamin

Philosophy Department Director, PULSE Program

Program for

"Perspectives on Justice and Education at Boston College"

3:00-3:15 Welcome and overview:

Patrick Byrne, Philosophy Department

Donald Hafner, Political Science Department

David McMenamin, Director, PULSE Program

3:15-3:45 Faculty Panel on the Challenges for Justice Education

David Hollenbach, S.J., Theology Department

Michael Malec, Sociology Department

Frank Taylor, History Department and Director, Black Studies Program

3:45-4:15 Refreshments followed by Discussion at tables

4:15-4:45 Staff Perspectives on the Challenges for Justice Education

Sheilah Shaw Horton, Office of Student Affairs

Burt Howell, Office of University Housing

Paula Norbert, Office of the University Chaplain

4:45-5:15 Student Panel on the challenges for Justice Education

Bryan Head, A&S 2000

Caitlin Murphy, A&S 2000

Cathleen Phelan, A&S 2001

5:15-5:45 Refreshments followed by Discussion at tables

5:45-6:00 Reports from Table Discussions and Wrap-up


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