Monday, October 12, 2009
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Union University president to be featured speaker at LCU Strauss Lectureship

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[October 12, 2009]  Lincoln Christian University will host guest speaker Dr. David Dockery, president of Union University in Jackson, Tenn., on Tuesday and Wednesday at the annual Strauss Lectureship, titled "The Idea of the Christian University."

The Tuesday morning presentation, entitled "Exploring the Christian Intellectual Tradition," starts at 9:30 in the Earl C Hargrove Chapel. Immediately following the morning presentation, Dockery will conduct a book signing in the university bookstore. Tuesday evening at 7 in Restoration Hall, Room R49, he will speak on "Importance of Building a Learning Community as a Place of Belonging." He will complete his lecture series on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in the Earl C Hargrove Chapel with "The Christian University: Context for Developing Global Awareness."

For more information, please contact Janell Woolard at 217-732-3168, ext. 2254.

David S. Dockery was elected president of Union University in 1995. Prior to joining Union, Dockery served as chief academic officer at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. During his tenure, Union University has seen a strong increase in commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship.

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Lincoln Christian University is located at 100 Campus View Drive in Lincoln, Ill. The university's three schools -- the School of Undergraduate Studies, the Hargrove School of Adult & Graduate Studies, and the Seminary -- share a mission to nurture and equip Christians with a biblical worldview to serve and lead in the church and the world.

LCU is celebrating its 65th year of providing higher education and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher Education, and the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada.

[Text from file received from Lincoln Christian University]

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