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News Archives - 2002

20th Annual Batalden Seminar in Applied Ethics

Apr. 5, 2002

Friday, April 5, 2002
Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center

"A Critical View of Affirmative Action"

10 a.m., Convocation
11 a.m.—noon, Panel discussion

Peter Bell is executive vice president of publishing and educational services at the Hazelden Foundation in Center City, Minn., a nonprofit organization that provides alcohol and drug abuse services including treatment, prevention, research, and publishing.

Bell is nationally recognized for his work in the area of chemical dependence in the African-American community. He founded the Institute on Black Chemical Abuse, has served on White House and Congressional commissions on drug-free education, and has written on chemical dependency.

For five years, Bell was executive vice president of corporate community relations at TCF Financial Corporation. He also served on the transition team for Governor Jesse Ventura.

About the Augsburg Convocation Series

The 2001-02 Augsburg Convocation Series—Race: Dividing and Uniting—is the second annual series incorporating long-standing endowed and special programs of Augsburg, and programs sponsored by the Augsburg Student Activities Committee (ASAC).

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To nurture future leaders in service to the world by providing high quality educational opportunities, which are based in the liberal arts and shaped by the faith and values of the Christian church, by the context of a vital metropolitan setting, and by an intentionally diverse campus community.