Dr. Doug Bandow to speak at Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy

Feb. 9, 2016
For Immediate Release

By Kasey Ricketts, student news writer

Campbellsville University’s Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy (KHIPP) will present Dr. Doug Bandow, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute who specializes in foreign policy and civil liberties, at a KHIPP symposium at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23.

dr. doug bandow
 Dr. Doug Bandow

The event will take place in the Banquet Hall of the Badgett Academic Support Center, at 110 University Drive, Campbellsville, Ky. This event is open to the public and free of charge.

Bandow obtained his bachelor’s degree in economics from Florida State University and holds a Juris Doctor from Stanford University.

He has written numerous books relating to economics and politics.

Bandow also writes regularly for leading publications such as Fortune magazine, National Interest, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Times.

He also served as the editor of the political magazineInquiry.

During President Ronald Reagan’s tenure, Bandow worked as a special assistant to the president.

Dr. John Chowning, executive assistant to the president of Campbellsville University for government, community and constituent relations, and founder of KHIPP said, “We’re honored to once again host Doug Bandow under the auspices of Campbellsville University’s Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy.”

Bandow has also been a regular commentator on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, Fox News Channel, and MSNBC.

“From his days in the White House as an assistant to President Ronald Reagan to his current role as one of the nation’s leading conservative and libertarian writers and observers, Doug brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that allows him to provide important commentary on the issues of the day.” Chowning said.

Bandow speaks frequently at academic conferences, on college campuses, and to business groups.

“We are very fortunate to have him once again visiting the CU campus. We encourage our campus community and the local community to gather to join us for the KHIPP forum with Doug Bandow as the feature speaker,” Chowning said.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,500 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.


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