Below are the videos from the 2011-12 Academic Symposium.  Be sure to check out the videos from our 2010-2011 symposium, titles "21st Century Healthcare: Facts, Myths, Implications, and Ethics", as well!


  • November 15, 2011 Panel:
    Dr. Carl Kalwaitis (Associate Professor of Philosophy at Marian University), Dr. Thomas Pleger (Campus Executive Officer and Dean at UW-Baraboo/Sauk County), and Dr. Richard Barrows (Professor and Associate Vice Chancellor Emeritus at UW Madison)
  • February 07, 2012 Panel:
    William Lamb (Chief of Police, City of Fond du Lac), Carolyn Ziebert (Clinical Nurse Specialist, Children's Hospital and Health System), Jim Krahn (Vice President of Specialty Packaging Group), and Dr. Michael Doherty (Information Technology Program Director, Marian University) 
  • March 26, 2012 Keynote: 
    Dr. Charles Murray is a Political Scientist, author and libertarian. He has been an AEI Scholar since 1990 and a noted education author with co-authoring "The Bell Curve" in 1994 and "Real Education" in 2008.
  • March 27, 2012 Keynote:
    Dr. Douglas Bennett is Professor Emeritus and Professor of Politics at Earlham College, where he served as President from 1997-2011. He serves on the National Advisory Panel for the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment.

Did You Know?

Adult accelerated undergraduate programs were started in 1986, one of the first in the state. The first graduates were in May of 1987 (Source: Marian University Archives).

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