UVa President-Elect James E. Ryan joins line-up


We are excited to announce that University of Virginia president-elect Jim Ryan has joined the 2018 Festival line-up for March. Author of Wait, What?: And Life’s Other Essential Questions, he will be featured in a FREE public program, titled Life’s Essential Questions: A Conversation with James E. Ryan on Saturday, March 24 at 4:00 PM at the Paramount Theater in downtown Charlottesville.

Jim Ryan is the eleventh dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education and president-elect of the University of Virginia. Before joining Harvard, he was the Matheson & Morgenthau Distinguished Professor at the University of Virginia Law School.

“This beautiful book describes how to ask questions of others and ourselves that lead to a deep understanding about what matters most in life. The lessons are timeless, providing powerful insights that are relevant in all parts of our lives.”—Tina Seelig, author of What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20

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