Distributed March 21, 2001
For Immediate Release
News Service Contact: Mark Nickel
Dean of the College to host faculty forum on civil discourse, free press
Paul Armstrong, dean of the College at Brown, will host a faculty forum to discuss a current campus controversy involving freedom of the press and community values. The forum, at 7 tonight (Wednesday, March 21) will be held in Alumnae Hall on the Pembroke Campus. Only persons with a valid Brown ID will be admitted; the forum is closed to all press.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. —Paul Armstrong, dean of the College at Brown University, will moderate a faculty forum to discuss the current campus controversy involving freedom of the press and community values. The forum, “Understanding the Issues: Freedom of the Press, Community Values, Race and Civil Discourse,” will begin at 7 tonight (Wednesday, March 21) in Alumnae Hall on the Pembroke Campus near Meeting Street.
Note: Early e-mail announcements listed the location as Andrews Dining Hall. The venue has been changed to Alumnae Hall, which will accommodate more participants.
Editors: The meeting in Alumnae Hall is open only to persons with a valid Brown ID. In the interest of ensuring frank and free discussion, the forum’s organizing group has closed the event to all members of press.