Brummett to Speak at ASU

JONESBORO, AR - Noted Arkansas political columnist John Brummett will be the guest speaker for Arkansas State University's annual Paul Couch Lecture on Education.  The event is set for April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Osage Room of the ASU Student Union.

Admission is free and open to the public, and a reception will follow the lecture, which is sponsored by the ASU chapter of Phi Delta Kappa and the College of Education.

Brummett is a columnist for the Arkansas News Bureau.  He was hired as a reporter by the Arkansas Gazette.  He later served as editor of The Arkansas Times and also reported on politics for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette prior to joining the Arkansas News Bureau, which is a division of the Little Rock-based Stephens Media Group.

Brummett's presentation is on "Education as Viewed by Journalist, Mentor and Citizen."