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The 23rd Annual Joseph Taylor Symposium The Campus for the Community

Wednesday, 29 February 2012 - 8:00am - 2:30pm
IUPUI Campus Center

The 23rd Annual Joseph Taylor Symposium
The Campus for the Community

Presented by the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI in association with the Department of History

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
IUPUI Campus Center
420 University Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN
(317) 278-1839


Since the late 1960s when Indiana and Purdue universities joined their extension programs to create IUPUI, more than half a million graduates have emerged from this urban campus. How has IUPUI shaped Indianapolis? How has Indianapolis shaped IUPUI? In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the founding of the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, the 2012 Joseph T. Taylor Symposium considers the connections between the university and city and how they have created a campus for the community.

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The Joseph Taylor Symposium

Dr. Joseph T. Taylor served as a Professor of Sociology from 1965 to 1983 and as the first Dean of the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI from 1967–1978. Dr. Taylor is remembered for his commitment to dialogue and diversity.

The Joseph Taylor Symposium honors Dr. Taylor for his many contributions to the university and the community by hosting informed discussion on issues of concern in urban America. The Twenty-Second Annual Joseph Taylor Symposium is offered in celebration of all Dr. Taylor stood for during his lifetime and stands as a lasting legacy to his vision and life work.