Author Kent Weeks will visit the College on Tuesday, October 2,
to discuss his book In Search of Civility: Confronting
Incivility on the College Campus.
The lecture will take place in Aquinas Hall Theatre at 7:30
pm. This event is free and open to the public. We appreciate
your support, and hope to see you at the upcoming events.
The Culture of Life Committee
About the Author: (from
In his new book, In Search of Civility: Confronting
Incivility on the College Campus, Kent M. Weeks draws on a
wide range of experiences. He has served as a college administrator
and taught undergraduate and graduate students at George Peabody
College, Vanderbilt University, while maintaining an active law
practice in Nashville, Tennessee.
As legal advisor to colleges throughout the US, he focuses on
legal and policy issues affecting higher education. He has written
several books, published over 60 articles and papers, and currently
edits Lex Collegii, a legal newsletter for colleges and
His writings focus on academic and student issues such as
student civility, ethical behavior of faculty, plagiarism, privacy,
alcohol, drug use, hook-up culture, suicide and parental
Weeks recently completed a book, A Leaner America: Private
Choices and Public Policies, examining efforts needed to
address the problem of obesity. He has served as general counsel to
Africa University in Zimbabwe for more than twenty years.
A Fulbright Scholar, Weeks earned a law degree from Duke
University and a Ph.D. in political science from Case Western