March 12, 2012FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marian University will present its Ninth Annual Academic Symposium, “Is a University Really Necessary? Does it Need to Change?” on Monday, March 26 and Tuesday, March 27 in the Stayer Center.With keynote speakers Dr. Charles A. Murray and Dr. Douglas C. Bennett, expert panels, faculty and student presentations and poster sessions, attendees will be encouraged to debate and discuss controversial issues related to university education. The event will begin Monday night at 6:30 p.m. with Murray, a noted author and speaker on education. Presentations will continue on Tuesday morning and conclude with Bennett, who is a well-known educator and liberal arts advocate.This event is free and open to the public. For more information, including times and panel participants, visit www.marianuniversity.edu/academicsymposium.