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Coastal Carolina University observes Constitution Day

September 18, 2007

Professor Robert Jeffrey of Wofford College will give a public talk on "The Virtues of the Constitution" on Thursday, Sept. 20 at Coastal Carolina University in observance of Constitution Day, an annual national event commemorating the anniversary of the signing of the document that established the American government.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 6 p.m. in the auditorium of the E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration.

Jeffrey is a specialist in constitutional history and in American politics and government. As a political analyst, he has been widely quoted in regional media on South Carolina politics. Jeffrey earned a bachelor's degree in literature and religious studies at Indiana University, He earned a master's degree and Ph.D. in politics and political philosophy from the University of Dallas.

Constitution Day is officially celebrated on Sept. 17, the actual anniversary of the signing of the document in 1787. Coastal will observe the occasion on Thursday of Constitution Week in order to involve more students and area citizens in the event, which is being co-sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Liberty and by Coastal's Office of Student Activities and Leadership.

For more information, contact Coastal's Office of Marketing Communications at 349-2087.