Hillsdale College's Kirby Center Celebrates 5-Year Anniversary, Dedicates its Boyle Radio Studio

Radio host Hugh Hewitt to conduct inaugural broadcast in new studio near U.S. Capitol

Nov 02, 2015, 09:56 ET from Hillsdale College

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillsdale College today announced the dedication of the new Boyle Radio Studio at the Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in conjunction with the Center's 5-year anniversary. Nationally-syndicated radio host Hugh Hewitt will conduct the inaugural broadcast from the studio from 6 to 9 p.m. EST with special guests Fred Barnes, Morton Kondracke and Hillsdale College President Larry P. Arnn.  

The Boyle Studio is dedicated in tribute to Dr. Paul Tudor Jones and Paul Tudor Jones Boyle, and is part of ongoing renovations at Hillsdale College's Kirby Center, located at 227 Massachusetts Ave. in Washington, D.C. The Boyle Radio Studio is fully integrated with the college's radio station on its Michigan campus.

"The Kirby Center and all that it does is an extension of the teaching mission of Hillsdale College," said Matthew Spalding, vice president and dean of educational programs for Hillsdale College at the Kirby Center. "I can think of no better way to mark the first five years of the Kirby Center and expand our educational efforts than to have our good friend Hugh Hewitt inaugurate our new studio by broadcasting to his national audience from Hillsdale's Washington, D.C. campus."

Lectures and activities have been scheduled at the Kirby Center throughout the day:

10:00 a.m.

"America's Crisis of Constitutionalism"

Matthew Spalding

11:00 a.m.

"The Future of Political Journalism"

John J. Miller

5:00 p.m.

Boyle Radio Studio Dedication

Larry P. Arnn and Hugh Hewitt

5:45 p.m.

Kirby Center Tours


6:15 p.m.

Viewing of Inaugural Radio Broadcast with Hugh Hewitt


 

About Hillsdale College's Kirby Center
The Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship is an extension of the teaching mission of Hillsdale College to Washington, D.C. Its purpose is to teach the Constitution and the principles that give it meaning. Through the study of original source documents from American history—and of older books that formed the education of America's founders—the Center seeks to inspire students, teachers, citizens, and policymakers to return the Constitution to its central place in the political life of the nation.

About Hillsdale College
Hillsdale College, founded in 1844, has built a national reputation through its classical liberal arts core curriculum and its principled refusal to accept federal or state taxpayer subsidies, even indirectly in the form of student grants or loans. It also conducts an outreach effort promoting civil and religious liberty, including a free monthly speech digest, Imprimis, with a circulation of more than 2.9 million.

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