University-Community Forum: “The Public Mission of the University”
- Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Ecumenical Campus Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., Lawrence
- Cost: Free - $6.25
- Age limit: 12+
"The Public Mission of the University and the Commoditization of the Results of Scholarship," with Ada Emmett, Associate Librarian for Scholarly Communication, University of Kansas Libraries. Emmett will address the shifting flow of scholarship away from a gift economy toward the privatization and commoditization of knowledge. Whether this meets the public mission of the university will be discussed as well.