Shippensburg University to celebrate Constitution Day Sept. 17
Shippensburg University will
celebrate Constitution Day 2012 with two events Sept. 17. Both events are open
to the public.
At 10 a.m., university
President Bill Ruud and fourth-graders from the Grace B. Luhrs University
Elementary School will read the preamble to the Constitution on the plaza in
front of Ezra Lehman Memorial Library. In the event of rain, the reading will
be in the elementary school’s multi-purpose room.
Following the reading, everyone is invited to view a display
made by the students and on exhibit in the Lehman Library Gallery. For
more information and the reading of the preamble, contact Joyce Harding at email@example.com.
At 5:30 p.m. in Grove Hall Forum, Dr. Mark Graber, professor
of law and government at the University of Maryland, will speak on “Reintroducing American Constitutionalism.”
Graber, associate dean for research and
is recognized as
oneof America’s leading scholars
on Constitutional law andpolitics.
He is the author of several books, including Dred Scott and the Problem of Constitutional Evil, Rethinking Abortion andTransforming Free Speech.
A question and answer session follows his
about the lecture,
contact Dr. Steven
Lichtman at 477-1845 or by e-mail at SBLichtman@ship.edu.