Ashland University to Host Ashbrook Colloquium on Downsizing Government

9/24/10 ASHLAND, OH -- The John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs at Ashland University will host an Oct. 8 colloquium on "Downsizing Government is Very Hard. Is It Impossible?" presented by William Voegeli, Visiting Scholar at the Salvatore Center at Claremont McKenna College.
There is no charge to attend this event, which will be held in the Ashbrook Center in the Ashland University Library at 3 p.m. For more information, contact Lisa M. Ormiston at 419-289-5429 or lormiston@ashbrook.org<mailto:lormiston@ashbrook.org>.

William Voegeli is a visiting scholar at Claremont McKenna College's Henry Salvatori Center for the Study of Individual Freedom in the Modern World, and a contributing editor for the Claremont Review of Books. His essays and reviews have appeared in City Journal, First Things, In Character, the Los Angeles Times, National Review and The New Criterion. He posts regularly on No Left Turns, the Ashbrook Center's blog. Voegeli is the author of "Never Enough: America's Limitless Welfare State," published by Encounter Books. 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, teaches the meaning and significance of America through educational programs for students, teachers and citizens.

Ashland University (www.ashland.edu<http://www.ashland.edu>) is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.