Butler Lecture Series Continues Thursday

Published 04.04.2006


James RhemJames Rhem, a scholar on the role of faculty, will be the fourth speaker in the William C. Butler Lecture Series, which continues April 20 at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

Rhem will offer an informative and entertaining presentation on "The Teacher in the Movies," focusing on how teachers and scholars are portrayed in popular cinema.

The presentation, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. in the Klump Academic Center Auditorium.

Rhem has been publishing about teaching and learning in higher education since 1983. An award-winning writer, he has created numerous publications, including playing a major role in creating Teaching Professor, a national newsletter. In 1989, he created The National Teaching and Learning Forum; in 1998, became the first publisher in the field to offer such a publication to entire campuses via site licensing and the World Wide Web.

The lecture series is a tribute to Butler, who served as Penn College's dean of hospitality from 1994 until his death in December 2002.

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