For release: March 23, 2010
For press information, contact Gabrielle Maxey, 901/678-2843
Dr. Paul Posner, national president of the American Society of Public Administration,
will be the featured speaker for the James R. Carruth Public Service Lecture at the
University of Memphis this Thursday, March 25. He will speak at 5:30 p.m. in the University
Center, Room 300. A reception will follow. Both events are free and open to the public.
His topic will be “Get the Government Off of Our Backs – There Ought to Be a Law:
Reconciling Our National Ambivalence About Government.”
Posner is a professor and director of the master’s in public administration program
at George Mason University. He previously served as director of federal budget and
intergovernmental relations in the Government Accountability Office. Posner earned
his doctorate from Columbia University.
The lecture is sponsored by the U of M’s Division of Public and Nonprofit Administration
and the Memphis Mid-South Chapter of the American Society of Public Administration.
Parking is available in the Zach Curlin garage.
For more information, call 901-678-3360.