Who is UC-Boulder's first 'Scholar in Conservative Thought'?
- Steven Hayward is now the University of Colorado at Boulder's first "visiting scholar in conservative thought and policy."
- Hayward--a fellow at the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, in Ohio, who has served as a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, the Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy, and the Heritage Foundation--said his goal wouldn't be to push his own agenda, but to make students better thinkers.
- Runner-ups for the one-year appointment, which was created to increase intellectual diversity among the campus' left-leaning faculty, included Center for Equal Opportunity chairman Linda Chavez and Ron Haskins, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.
From the article:
... He is scheduled to teach four undergraduate courses: three in political science and one in environmental studies. The university will also encourage him to lead public events designed to foster diverse political discussion.
"Dr. Hayward brings an impressive breadth of knowledge to this position, having researched a range of environmental, historical and political issues," Steven R. Leigh, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, said in a news release. "He also shows dedication to our teaching mission, planning a well-defined range of courses." ...
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