New York Times columnist David Brooks will speak on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at 7 p.m., in the Chiles Center. Tickets go on sale Monday, November 2 and can be purchased by calling the Chiles Center box office at x7525 between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Faculty and staff will be limited to two tickets each and the cost per ticket is $10. A total of 650 free tickets are available for UP students with a limit of one ticket per person. When those tickets are gone, UP students may purchase a ticket for $10. General admission tickets are $20, and preferred seating is $25, with a limited number available.
Brooks is also an analyst on PBS Newshour and National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, a frequent contributor on Meet the Press, and author of The Road to Character. His previous books include The Social Animal, On Paradise Drive, and Bobos in Paradise.
Brooks’ lecture is sponsored in part by UP’s Dundon-Berchtold Institute for Moral Formation and Applied Ethics and by Nossa Familia Coffee and AAA Oregon/Idaho.
For more information on Brooks and The Road to Character go to: http://theroadtocharacter.com/.