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October 2015

Garden Reception

Oct 15, 2015, 5:30 pm7:30 pm

Please join us for a garden reception in support of The John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy at the home of Garland and Greyson Tucker.

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June 2016

Pope Center Higher Education Policy Conference Call

Jun 30, 2016, 4:00 pm5:00 pm

Join Pope Center president Jenna A. Robinson to discuss the major issues on campuses today, the state of the UNC system, and higher education bills that the NC General Assembly is considering. Details to call in will be emailed to you after you register. Register Now

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July 2016

Milton Friedman Legacy Day Luncheon

Jul 29, 2016, 11:30 am2:00 pm
Blandwood Mansion Carriage House, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27415 United States
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1988 --- Nobel Laureate Milton Friedman --- Image by © Ed Kashi/CORBIS Join us for lunch at the Blandwood Mansion in Greensboro, NC on Friday, July 29th to celebrate the life and legacy of Milton Friedman! Dr. Bruce Caldwell, director of the Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University, will give a speech entitled "Fighting the Decline in the History of Economics: How Will Students Today Learn about Milton Friedman?" Blandwood Mansion staff will offer brief historical…

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September 2016

Academic Freedom in the Age of Political Correctness

Sep 26, 2016, 4:00 pm5:30 pm
UNC-CH Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room, 200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Raphael, School of Athens, 1509-1511   The right to seek truth, wherever the investigation may lead, has come to be known in higher education as academic freedom. But academic freedom means different things to different people, and what it should and should not protect are constantly being redefined by competing stakeholders. On Monday, September 26, Dr. John K. Wilson of the American Association of University Professors and the Pope Center's director of policy analysis Jay Schalin will debate the proper…

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October 2016

Academic Freedom in the Age of Political Correctness

Oct 5, 2016, 6:00 pm8:00 pm
First Things, 35 East 21st Street #600
New York, NY 10010 United States
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The John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, National Association of Scholars, and First Things invite you to Academic Freedom in the Age of Political Correctness October 5, 2016, 6:00-8:00 PM --- 35 East 21st Street, New York, New York Speakers: Jay Schalin, Director of Policy Analysis, John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy Peter Wood, President, National Association of Scholars KC Johnson, Professor of History, Brooklyn College Moderator: Mark Bauerlein, Professor of English at Emory University and Senior Editor at First Things Magazine About…

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November 2016

2016 Policy Banquet

Nov 10, 2016, 5:30 pm8:00 pm
Carolina Country Club, 2500 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27609 United States
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Join the Pope Center for its first annual policy banquet on Thursday, November 10th! The policy banquet will be held at the Carolina Country Club in Raleigh, North Carolina. Our featured speaker will be Dr. Mike Adams, political columnist and UNC-Wilmington professor. Cocktails will be served from 5:30pm until 6:15pm. Dinner will begin at 6:15pm. Contribution Levels: Host: $1,000 (table for 8) Attend: $150 Please click here to register.  

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January 2017

UNC System Board of Governors Luncheon

Jan 13, 2017, 12:00 pm2:00 pm
Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Our annual UNC system Board of Governors luncheon will be held at 12PM on Friday, January 13 at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill. This year's featured speaker is Stanley Kurtz, a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, DC and contributing editor at National Review Online. Dr. Kurtz will discuss his proposal for state legislation designed to protect free speech on our public university campuses. The event is free, but seating is limited. Please click…

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The Past and Future of Higher Education Reform in North Carolina

Jan 30, 2017, 12:00 pm1:00 pm
John Locke Foundation, 200 West Morgan Street, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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  On Monday, January 30 at 12pm, the Shaftesbury Society is hosting a presentation on "The Past and Future of Higher Education Reform in North Carolina," featuring former North Carolina Governor Jim Martin and Martin Center president Jenna Robinson. Admission is free and open to the public! Register here: https://www.johnlocke.org/event/the-past-and-future-of-higher-education-reform-in-north-carolina/  

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June 2017

Martin Center Summer Session

Jun 30, 2017, 11:30 am2:00 pm
Dunhill Hotel, 237 N Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Our annual summer luncheon will feature Peter Wood, president of the National Association of Scholars, and will be held at the Dunhill Hotel in Charlotte, NC on Friday, June 30. Dr. Wood will discuss Making Citizens: How American Universities Teach Civics, a report published by the National Association of Scholars earlier this year. Making Citizens is a study of a new movement in American higher education designed to transform the teaching of civics, where it came from, and why Americans should be concerned.…

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October 2017

Second Annual Policy Banquet

Oct 11, 2017, 6:00 pm8:30 pm
City Club Raleigh, 150 Fayetteville Street #2800
Raleigh, NC United States
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Join the Martin Center for our annual policy banquet on Wednesday, October 11 at City Club Raleigh in Raleigh, North Carolina.       Our guest speaker will be Robert Shibley, executive director of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). Shibley's talk will provide insight into due process on campus - a higher education issue that has recently captured national attention.         To purchase tickets or to sponsor entry for a student, select from the…

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