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  • Arts and Entertainment,  Campus Life

    From Parton to Grant: A year of celebrity visits at Lipscomb University 

    From the rhinestone fashion of Dolly Parton to the tunes of Amy Grant, Lipscomb University has become a stage for stars. With a slew of A-listers, the spotlight shines bright on Lipscomb’s leadership, students, faculty, and staff. The spotlight is progress towards the university’s strategic plan, “Impact 360”. One of the goals of the plan states, “Expand our engagement, influence and impact by forging deep connections with communities, organizations and alumni.” The goal has enhanced Lipscomb’s national reputation through celebrity partnerships and the platform they provide. Dolly Parton and the Makers: My Life in Rhinestones  The top headline of 2023 was the announcement of Lipscomb’s partnership with Dolly Parton. At…

  • News

    David French appointed visiting professor of public policy at Lipscomb University.

    David A. French a New York Times columnist, former constitutional litigator and Iraqi War veteran has been appointed distinguished visiting professor of public policy in Lipscomb University’s College of Leadership & Public Service.  French holds an undergraduate degree in political science from Lipscomb and is an opinion columnist for the New York Times. As distinguished visiting professor, French will teach traditional and short-courses as well as support special events and engagements. He will begin his two-year faculty appointment on Sept. 1 while continuing his work with the New York Times.  “David’s vast experience in law, politics and the military and his deep faith offers students a unique blend of legal expertise, thoughtful analysis and…