USD to Host Panel Discussion on Syria

The Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego invites you to a campus-wide conversation on the growing crisis in Syria. The event will be held next Monday evening, September 9, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Peace & Justice Theatre. The purpose will be to provide balanced information on and expert analysis of policy options for the United States and the larger international community.

Panelists will include Professor Ibrahim Al-Marashi of California State University, San Marcos; Rear Admiral Stephen Loeffler, USN (ret.); Professor Necla Tschirgi of the Kroc School; and Dean Edward Luck, who will moderate the event.

The program, which will include a panel discussion and question-and-answer period, will be followed by a reception in the Rotunda.

About the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 8,000 students from 75 countries and 44 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. USD’s eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. USD recently concluded our successful $317M Leading Change: The Campaign for USD, which represented the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of the university. In September 2016, USD introduced Envisioning 2024, a strategic plan that capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.