Thomas K. Lindsay, President of Shimer College, “The Great Books College of Chicago,” will speak on “Teaching the Principles of the Founding,” at 7:30 pm, Wednesday, 29 April, at the headquarters of the AHI. Dr. Lindsay received his Ph. D. from the University of Chicago. He served as Dean of the Graduate School and Director of the Institute of Philosophical Studies as well as Provost at the University of Dallas before being appointed Deputy Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities.  He has published extensively on political philosophy and in 1999 won the Pi Sigma Alpha/American Political Science Association Award for outstanding teaching.

In the afternoon of the 29th, the AHI will  sponsor Dr. Lindsay’s appearance at Hamilton College where he will discuss grantsmanship with faculty and administrative officials.

Dr. Lindsay’s lecture will be preceded by a private dinner at the AHI.  His lecture, co-sponsored by the Edmund Burke Association of the Hamilton College Republican Club, is open to the public.