Chautauqua Lecture Series featuring James Dale

Gay Rights‚ the Boy Scouts and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Georgia (Apr 11, 2003) — Chautauqua Lecture Series featuring James Dale

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Abstract

Chautauqua Lecture Series featuring James Dale

Dales's topic is "Gay Rights‚ the Boy Scouts and the U.S. Supreme Court."



When:

Monday‚ April 14 7 p.m.



Where:

Carmichael Student Center University Rooms

Kennesaw State University



Who:

Dale spent 12 years as both a Boy Scout −− achieving the rank of Eagle Scout −− and an assistant scoutmaster‚ until he was expelled in 1990 for being gay. His case against the Boy Scouts was taken to the Supreme Court where the justices ruled 5−4 that the Scouts could exclude homosexuals due to the Scouts' right of "free association." The Chautauqua Lecture Series is sponsored by Kennesaw State University's Kampus Activities Board (KAB).



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Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population of 15‚600 from 118 countries. The fifth largest out of 34 institutions in the University System of Georgia‚ KSU offers 55 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.


 

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu

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