Larry P. Arnn, Ph.D., Hillsdale College president and renowned Churchill scholar, will be the featured guest at the next University of Findlay Fridays at Findlay executive speaker series. His Oct. 27 presentation is titled “Churchill on Leadership and Genius.”
Sponsored by First Federal Bank, Fridays at Findlay is a lecture series that provides opportunities to hear from a variety of organizational leaders about superior leadership practices. The Oct. 29 breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. in Winebrenner Theological Seminary’s TLB Auditorium.
Arnn is the twelfth president of Hillsdale College, which is located 90 miles west of Detroit, Michigan. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Arkansas State University and a Master of Arts and Ph.D. in government from Claremont Graduate School in California. He served as director of research for Sir Martin Gilbert, the official biographer of Winston Churchill, and was president of the Claremont Institute for Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy from 1985 to 2000.
Arnn has lectured around the world and has authored “Churchill’s Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government,” “The Foundert’s Key: The Divine and Natural Connection Between the Declaration and the Constitution and What We Risk By Losing It” and “Liberty and Learning: The Evolution of American Education.”
In 2015, Arnn received the Bradley Prize from the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The organization recognizes the accomplishments of intellectuals and leaders who espouse the Foundation’s mission of furthering enlightened citizenship and informed public opinion that are essential to free, representative governance.
The Dec. 1 Fridays at Findlay speaker will be Ron Burton, MPA, vice president of the Transportation Research Center Inc. His presentation will be titled, “Autonomous Vehicles: Current Research, Predictions and Impact.”