Free Enterprise Speaker Series

WCU Free Enterprise Speaker Series hosts free book event Feb. 16

Western Carolina University’s Free Enterprise Speaker Series will host a book program Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Blue Ridge Conference Room. Michelle Albert Vachris, professor of economics at Christopher Newport University, will discuss her recently published “Pride and Profit: The Intersection of Jane Austen and Adam Smith” beginning at 6:30 p.m.

WCU Free Enterprise Speaker Series to host dean of leadership studies at Richmond University

Western Carolina University’s Free Enterprise Speaker Series returns on Monday, Oct. 3, with a program on modern views on economics rooted in 18th-century philosophies. Sandra J. Peart of Richmond University will present a talk titled “Adam Smith’s Invisible Hand: 21st-Century Reasons for Optimism and a Caution” at 4 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of A.K. Hinds University Center. The talk is open to the public free of charge.