Notre Dame provost to speak at Forum


    By Suzette Grebe

    The provost of Notre Dame University, Dr. Nathan O. Hatch, will speak at a Forum on March 27 at 11 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

    His address will offer a framework designed to help young leaders think about their ambitions and focus on channeling their goals toward worthy means.

    Hatch has been the provost of Notre Dame since 1996. The provost is the second-ranking officer at the university and exercises overall responsibility for the academic enterprise under the direction of the university”s president.

    He has played an important part in broadening the Catholic intellectual life at Notre Dame through the establishment of the Erasmus Institute, a center for scholarship informed by Catholic thought.

    He is also a professor of history at Notre Dame and is specialized in the history of religion during the colonial era.

    Hatch wrote “The Sacred Cause of Liberty: Republican Thought and the Millennium in Revolutionary New England” (Yale, 1977) and “The Democratization of American Christianity” (Yale, 1990).

    He received his master”s and doctoral degree from Washington University of St. Louis.

    The Forum will be broadcast live on KBYU-TV (Channel 11) and KBYU-FM (89.1) as well as the BYU-TV satellite network.

    It will be rebroadcast on Sunday, April 15, on Channel 11 at 6 a.m. and 11 a.m., on BYU-TV at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. and on 89.1 FM at 8 p.m.

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