More on the Universities' 9/11
11:02 AM, Sep 7, 2011 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Charlotte Allen's story this week documents how many of the country's top universities are commemorating the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks with postmodern intellectual posturing and Islamic outreach. But we're pleased to note that not all of the nation's universities have lost sight of remembering the fallen and the heroes of 9/11.
Indiana University, for instance, will be hosting a campus wide "service of rememberance" in the school's auditorium on September 11. Remarks from university president Michael McRobbie, Bloomington mayor Mark Kruzan, and the president of the local firefighters' union will be puncutated with performances, arranged by the music school, of orchestral music and three Christian hymns. Capping the service will be a speech by Kevin Bush, an IU undergrad and football player who also happens to be a veteran of the U.S. Army, and a performance of "Amazing Grace." Here's more from a university press release:
What are other colleges and universities doing to commemorate 9/11? Send tips to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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