(New Orleans) — Chapel Dean of Morehouse College in Atlanta, distinguished professor and scholar, Dr. Lawrence Edward Carter, Sr. will deliver the keynote address at Dillard University’s 139th Founder’s Day Convocation on Sunday, November 16, 2008 at 2 p.m. in Dent Hall on campus at 2601 Gentilly Blvd. The staff expects a full house, as many will gather to reflect on when the university began on June 12, 1869.
Carter has served in a number of capacities at Morehouse since 1979. He is a tenured Professor of Religion and a College Curator. In fact, he is a recognized authority on Benjamin E. Mays, Martin Luther King, Jr., Mahatma Gandhi, and Daisaku Ikeda and curator for the 2,000 square-foot traveling Gandhi, King, Ikeda Peacemakers Exhibit.