March 03, 2006

Paula Wolff lecture postponed

by Tom Woolf

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- A lecture by civic activist Paula Wolff set for March 29 at Southern Illinois University Carbondale has been postponed to the fall 2006 semester. The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute is sponsoring the event.

Wolff will receive the 2006 Ralph A. Dunn Public Service Award. A respected civic leader, Wolff is a former president of Governors State University in University Park, and her work focuses on reforms aimed to reducing crime and violence. She is a former director of policy and planning for former Gov. James R. Thompson.