The “Paideia Texts and Issues Lecture Series,” sponsored by the Paideia Endowment since 1983, encourages intellectual discussion across disciplinary lines. The Paideia Governing Board selects four to five presentation proposals each year from faculty across the campus to present to the college community on issues or texts that are central to the liberal arts.
October 4, 2016: "Civility and Trusting God: Thoughts on Risk and Society" (Storm Bailey, Associate Professor of Philosophy)
November 1, 2016: "Trust in the Commons: On Interdependence and Saving the World" (Rachel Brummel, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies)
February 14, 2017: "The Racialization of Trust: Who Have We Been Taught Not to Trust? (Michelle Boike, assistant director, Diversity Center and Wintlett Taylor-Browne, interim director, Diversity Center)
March 14, 2017: "Set in Stone? Trust and Authenticity in Memorials and Museums" (Nancy Gates Madsen, Associate Professor of Spanish and Lea Lovelace, Adjunct Faculty in Art)