Concord University Hosting Constitution Day Symposium

For Immediate Release: 
Sep 12 2014

CONTACT:  Sarah Dalton

Concord University

Office of Advancement

PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712

(304) 384-6312,         




ATHENS, W.Va. – As part of Concord University’s observance of Constitution Day, the Division of Social Sciences will host a symposium on Wednesday, Sept. 17 to discuss the current status of the marriage equality debate, with particular focus on 14th Amendment issues. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Pais Fellowship Hall in University Point.

Justin Murdock, vice chair of Fairness West Virginia, and Allen Whitt, president of the Family Policy Council of West Virginia, are scheduled to participate. Professors of Political Science Sally Howard, Ph.D., and Jim White, Ph.D., will moderate.

The public is invited to attend and there is no admission charge. For additional information contact Dr. Jim White at or 304-384-6061.


Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison, 1-304-384-6086 or 1-800-344-6679 extension 6086

if special assistance is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.