Independence Hall
The Trouble with the Academy
April 27-29, 1990
The Drake Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

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Friday, April 27

4:00 - 5:30    Registration

6:00 - 7:00    Reception 

7:00 - 9:00    Dinner
Lowell C. Smith, Chairman
          John Silber, Boston University

Saturday, April 28

8:30 - 9:30    Annual Breakfast Meeting of the Membership (Members only)

10:00 - 11:30    "Classical Learning and the Content of Education"           Leonard P. Liggio, Chairman
      J. Rufus Fears, Boston University
      Thomas Fleming, The Rockford Institute
       E. Christian Kopff, University of Colorado

12:00 - 1:45    Luncheon - Joseph A. Morris, Chairman
Presidential Address: Forrest McDonald

2:00 - 3:30    "The Federal Burden: The Behemoth" W. W. Hill, Chairman
          Peter Brimelow, Forbes
          John A. Howard, The Rockford Institute
          George C. Roche III, Hillsdale College

3:30 - 4:00    Coffee Break

4:00 - 5:15     "Some Cheerful Prospects"
          Robert L. Schuettinger, Chairman
          Stephen H. Balch, National Association of Scholars
          T. Kenneth Cribb, Jr., Intercollegiate Studies Institute
          Eugene B. Meyer, The Federalist Society

Sunday, April 27

8:30 - 11:00    Buffet Breakfast - "Counterrevolution in Eastern Europe"
Ernest van den Haag; Chairman
          Morton C. Blackwell, The Leadership Institute
          Tibor Machan, Auburn University
          H. Joachim Maitre, Boston University
          Juliana Geran Pilon, National Forum Foundation
          David E. T. Somerville, National Citizens' Coalition