The rancorous 2016 election and this year’s transition to a new presidential administration makes one thing clear: We are suffering from a national shortage of empathy. In an op-ed published in University Business magazine, Furman President Elizabeth Davis argues that “higher education—and especially those institutions focused on the liberal arts and sciences—has a significant responsibility to address this empathy gap.”
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The student-led production features Elli Caterisano '18 and alumnus Sam Nelson '17. The John Patrick Shanley play is directed by guest Carol Sutton.
The comedian, writer, actor and director will appear in McAlister Auditorium. FUSAB has a limited number of free tickets available to Furman students with valid ID.
The visiting professor is now in his 11th year at Furman. He'll be accompanied by professor David Gross on piano.