University president to be featured speaker at LCU Strauss
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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
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
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]