Peter Wehner Departs EPPC for Romney Campaign
Peter Wehner, a longtime Senior Fellow at EPPC, has recently disaffiliated from EPPC in order to join Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign as a senior adviser.
Bruce Cole, Former NEH Chairman, Joins EPPC
The Ethics and Public Policy Center is delighted to announce that Dr. Bruce Cole, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities from 2001 to 2009, is joining EPPC as a Senior Fellow in order to continue his expert work on the teaching of American history and civics and on private and federal cultural policy.
Mary Rice Hasson Joins EPPC as Fellow in Catholic Studies
The Ethics and Public Policy Center is pleased to report that Mary Rice Hasson has joined EPPC as a Fellow in our Catholic Studies program. “Mary Hasson writes insightfully on a broad range of topics,” observed EPPC President Ed Whelan, “and her ongoing project on Catholic women and sexual morality promises to be of special interest. It’s great to have her on board.”
Brian Walsh Joins EPPC to Direct New Program on American Religious Freedom
The Ethics and Public Policy Center is pleased to announce that Brian W. Walsh has joined EPPC to serve as executive director of EPPC’s new program on American Religious Freedom.
EPPC Earns “Exceptional” 4-Star Rating for Sound Fiscal Management
We are proud to report that the Ethics and Public Policy Center has earned its third consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest charity evaluator, for sound fiscal management. According to Charity Navigator’s letter to EPPC, “Only 14% of the charities we rate have received at least 3 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that the Ethics and Public Policy Center consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way, and outperforms most other charities in America.”
George Weigel Awarded TOTUS Prize in Poland
On October 10, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel was awarded the TOTUS Prize by the Work of the New Millennium Foundation, which is sponsored by the Catholic bishops of Poland. The prize, which was presented at a ceremony in Warsaw’s Royal Castle and televised nationally, was given in honor of Mr. Weigel’s work in “promoting the thought of Pope John Paul II.”
Spanish University Gives Honorary Doctorate to George Weigel
On November 14, 2007, Abad Oliba University in Barcelona, Spain, gave a Honoris Causa Doctorate to EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel.
George Weigel Named Distinguished Senior Fellow
On the unanimous recommendation of EPPC’s board of directors, EPPC is pleased to name George Weigel its first Distinguished Senior Fellow. “George’s new title is in recognition of his remarkable contributions to EPPC over the past two decades,” said William R. Burleigh, chairman of EPPC’s board.
Peter Wehner, White House’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, To Join EPPC
The Ethics and Public Policy Center takes great pleasure in announcing that Peter Wehner, who is completing his White House service as Deputy Assistant to the President and as Director of the Office of Strategic Initiatives, will join EPPC next month as a Senior Fellow.
EPPC Vice President Elected as Chair to Religious Freedom Commission
The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, an independent, bipartisan federal agency advising the Administration and Congress, has elected Michael Cromartie as chair to succeed Felice D. Gaer, who has served in this capacity since 2006. Preeta D. Bansal and Richard D. Land were elected Vice Chairs. The officers will serve for one year effective July 1.