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February 24, 2013

March 15th event to honor Dr. Lewis Walker, WMU professor emeritus of sociology at WMU

Dr. Lewis Walker

The Walker Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations at Western Michigan University (WMU) will sponsor a fundraising dinner on Friday, March 15 in the Bernhard Center Ballroom at the university.

The evening event – from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – will feature a tribute to Dr. Lewis Walker, WMU professor emeritus of sociology, who helped create the institute in 1990 and was the first African-American faculty member with a doctoral degree hired by WMU.  The Walker Institute was named in his honor in 2000.

Reservations are requested by Wednesday, March 6th.

For more on the story from WMU News, click here.


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