Speeches & Testimony

Freedom for Excellence

October 1, 2005 by Robert P. George Download PDF Press Release

Princeton Professor Robert George passionately champions the need for an open exchange of ideas on campus and rigorous study. Professor George, founder of the James Madison Program, delivered his remarks upon receiving ACTA’s inaugural Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts Education on October 7, 2005.


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