Monday, September 12, 2011

Pacholl to Give Presentation on First President

Keith Pacholl, UWG associate professor of history and a specialist in early American history, will present "How George Washington Defined the Presidency," in celebration of Constitution Day on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 11 a.m. in Ingram Library. Pacholl will explore Washington's perceptions of the presidency and show how his views were influenced by political, economic, and diplomatic developments of the 1790s. Furthermore, his lecture will demonstrate how Washington laid the foundation for presidential behavior.

This program is sponsored by the Department of Political Science and Planning, the Murphy Center for Public Service, and Ingram Library's Penelope Melson Society. For further information, contact or (678) 839-5337. Arrangements are in place to record student attendance for extra credit.

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