The King’s College Announces the Appointment of Marvin Olasky
The King’s College is pleased to announce the appointment of Marvin Olasky, Ph.D., as the Vice President of Academic Affairs. Dr. Olasky is a much sought after public intellectual. He developed the concept of compassionate conservatism and has advised numerous political leaders in Washington, including the president, on issues pertaining to social policy.
Dr. Olasky has been a professor at The University of Texas at Austin since 1983 where he will continue to teach. Over the past 24 years he has also been a Bradley Scholar at the Heritage Foundation, a visiting professor at Princeton University and a senior fellow of the Acton Institute and the Wilberforce Forum. He is also editor-in-chief of WORLD magazine, the fifth most-read newsweekly in the United States. Early in his career he worked at the Boston Globe and the Du Pont Company. He is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Michigan.
Dr. Olasky is the author of 20 books, including “The Religions Next Door,” The Tragedy of American Compassion,” “The American Leadership Tradition,” “Fighting for Liberty and Virtue,” “Compassionate Conservatism,” and a novel, “Scimitar’s Edge.” He has also written numerous articles on journalism, history, poverty-fighting, religion, sports and other matters that have been published in academic journals and in newspapers and magazines like the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Fortune.
The King’s College is a Christian liberal arts college located in the Empire State Building in New York City.The King’s College attracts bright, ambitious students determined to make a difference in the world. For too long, Christians have let themselves be stereotyped as rural city-avoiders who follow trends rather than set them.
The King’s College is changing that perception.
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