Ashbrook Colloquium to Feature Senior Editor

Ashbrook Colloquium to Feature Senior Editor

10/13/15 ASHLAND, Ohio – William Voegeli, senior editor of the Claremont Review of Books, will speak on the topic of “Compassion and Its Complications” at an Ashbrook Center Colloquium on Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. in the Ashbrook Center, located on the eighth floor of the Library on the Ashland University campus.

The colloquium is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jennifer Nixon at (419) 207-6094 or

Voegeli also is a visiting scholar at Claremont McKenna College’s Henry Salvatori Center and the author of two books: “Never Enough: America’s Limitless Welfare State” (Encounter Books, 2010); and “The Pity Party: A Mean-Spirited Diatribe Against Liberal Compassion” (Broadside Books, 2014).

His work has appeared in the City Journal, Commentary, the Los Angeles Times, National Review and the Weekly Standard. After receiving a doctorate in political science from Loyola University in Chicago, he was a program officer for the John M. Olin Foundation.

The Ashbrook Center, located on the campus of Ashland University, seeks to restore and strengthen the capacities of the American people for constitutional self-government. Through undergraduate, graduate and civic programs, the Ashbrook Center aspires to be the leading national educator in the enduring principles and practice of free government in the United States.


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