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Inaugural MacVicar Day lecture on Friday

Dr. William G. Bowen, president of Princeton University from 1972-88, will deliver the inaugural MacVicar Day lecture on Friday, Feb. 6 at 3pm in the Bartos Theater of the Media Laboratory.

Dr. Bowen, now president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will speak for about 45 minutes on "Good Teaching -- In a New Day." He will be introduced by President Charles Vest. The lecture will be followed by a dialogue involving a panel of students and MacVicar Faculty Fellows. The public is invited to the lecture and dialogue, sponsored by President Vest and Dean of Students and Undergraduate Education Rosalind Williams and hosted by the MacVicar Fellows. Admission is free. A reception will follow.

The 1998 Fellows will be announced at a luncheon preceding the lecture.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on February 4, 1998.

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