President Roush speaks to Nashville crowd about higher education, leadership
RELEASED: October 25, 2007
DANVILLE, KY—Last Friday Centre President John Roush was the guest speaker at the weekly luncheon of Kiwanis of Nashville, the original and largest Kiwanis club in the city. The lunch took place at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel.
His remarks also caused the audience to give thoughtful consideration to his assessment of the state of higher education today. After the speech, audience members asked Roush questions on a range of topics, from Centre's 1921 football victory over Harvard to the cost of higher education to what he thought about the emphasis on and cost of collegiate athletics.
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