News From Terre Haute, Indiana

March 22, 2013

ICLU exec to speak at March 25 Community Semester event


News Release

TERRE HAUTE — One Community Semester event on justice and civil rights is set for March 25.

Jane Heneger, executive director of the Indiana Civil Liberties Union, will speak from 2 to 4 p.m. March 25 on “Seeking Justice and Preserving Rights: A Challenge of Our Time.” Heneger’s presentation about legal cases recently won by the ICLU will take place in Room 102 of Holmstedt Hall. She will also discuss the process and prisoners rights and litigation pending in Indiana courts.

The Community Semester, which focuses on the theme “Our Town,” is a way for the College of Arts and Sciences to showcase what it does best and to encourage faculty and students to share what they are learning to the community. It is also a way to bring innovative ideas in the science, humanities, liberal and creative arts to the area.

A complete list and description of the Community Semester's activities may be found at indstate.edu/cas/communitysemester/.