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2009 Spring Crane Scholars RetreatSept. 25, 2009
The 2009 Crane Scholars retreat was held March 27-29 at Moon River Ranch. Focusing on "Advice to Young Christian Scholars," the retreat included rich presentations that encouraged reflection upon the academic vocation as well as times of common prayer and recreation. Retreat leaders included: Burt Burleson, Baylor University Chaplain; John O'Callaghan, associate professor of philosophy and director of the Jacques Maritain Center at the University of Notre Dame; Alden Smith, professor of classics, associate dean of the Honors College, and Master Teacher at Baylor University; and Jennifer Hart Weed, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of New Brunswick. Fifty-one Crane Scholars attended the retreat.