Don’t miss Professor Jane Eisner ’77, Wesleyan’s 2010-2011 Koeppel Fellow in Journalism, for a discussion and lunch this Thursday. Space is limited to 40! Arrive early to ensure your spot. A delicious catered lunch will be served to those attending.
Jane Eisner ’77, a pioneer in journalism, is editor of the Forward, the influential Jewish national weekly newspaper. Under her leadership, the Forward has won numerous regional and national awards for its original journalism, in print and online. Eisner previously held executive editorial and news positions at the Philadelphia Inquirer for 25 years, including stints as editorial page editor, syndicated columnist, City Hall bureau chief and foreign correspondent. In 2006, she joined the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, where she served as vice president for national programs. Eisner has been a senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania?s Robert A. Fox Leadership Program as well as an adjunct professor in the school?s political science department. In 2009, she was selected to be one of 20 fellows in the Punch Sulzberger Executive News Media Leadership Program at the Columbia School of Journalism. Her book, Taking Back the Vote: Getting American Youth Involved in our Democracy, was published by Beacon Press.
Date: Thursday, March 24
Time: 12 P.M.
Place: Shapiro 311
40 seats available! Lunch will be provided for those attending.