The University Ethics Seminars were established in 1991 to provide an informal setting for the University community to meet on a monthly basis during the academic year to discuss a range of topical ethical issues. Seminar speakers have included University faculty and administrators, colleagues from our sister institutions, and notable leaders in business, law, government, health care, medicine, journalism, law enforcement and local non-profit communities.
The setting of our seminars is informal and the format is designed to encourage members of the audience to engage in critical discussion with the speaker and among themselves. The opportunity for our students, faculty and staff to hear presentations by leaders and practitioners in a number of professions has established our University Ethics Seminars series as one of the more popular and recognized programs on the University calendar. Our seminars have attracted an annual attendance of well over five hundred.
All University Ethics Seminars are free and open to the public. Refer to the Hoffberger Center Calendar for seminar dates.