Cultural Adaptations: American-Style Education and Libraries in the Arabian Gulf (Updated 2/3/11)
Patricia A. Wand, former American University Librarian, will share insights on a range of educational issues drawing on her four year experience as Dean of Libraries at Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates. This event is one in a series held nationally to recognize the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's signing of the Executive Order to create the Peace Corps. Patricia served in the Peace Corps in Colombia (1963-65) and was on Peace Corps staff in 1969 training teachers going to the Eastern Caribbean. She currently serves on the Board of the National Peace Corps Association.
6:30 p.m. -- Reception with light Middle Eastern fare 7:00 p.m. -- Talk by Patricia A. Wand, former University Librarian