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Media Advisory: Relationship between Inequality and Education in America to be the Topic of Distinguished Visiting Professor’s Lecture

April 12th, 2017

Story Contact: Sheena Rice, 573-882-8353,

WHAT:           Greg J. Duncan, professor of education at the University of California Irvine, will give a  lecture on his latest book “Restoring Opportunity: The Crisis of Inequality and the Challenge for American Education” as a part of the Chancellor’s Distinguished Visitors Program.

Duncan will be addressing education initiatives in Boston, Chicago and New York City that are transforming the lives of low-income children from pre-kindergarten through high school. Duncan has published extensively on issues such as income distribution, child poverty and welfare dependence.

WHO:              This event is free and open to the public

WHEN:          1:30-2:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 12

WHERE:       Tate Hall, Room 22, MU Campus

NOTE:            For more on the lecture refer to the event flyer:

Details about the Chancellor’s Distinguished Visitors Program can be found online at: