LLI: What has the Constitution Wrought?

This course will cover history and criticisms of the Supreme Court, as well as its landmark

decisions on segregation, education, abortion, affirmative action and campaign spending.  The course will also cover three main theories as to why we have the Electoral College, five elections when the College overruled the popular vote for the president, and steps to eliminate the College.

Convener: Joe Grush enjoyed a 40-year career at NIU. Over the years, he served as Professor and Chair of Psychology, Associate and Acting Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, as well as Associate and Deputy Provost for Academic Affairs. After he retired, Joe taught three LLI classes on Great Thinkers in Psychology, American Indians and The Federalist Papers.

The NIU Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI), established in 2000, is a member-directed group of individuals primarily age 50 plus who enjoy learning in informal, flexible, non-competitive groups and like connecting with peers who share their interests. No grades, no tests – just Learning for the Fun of It.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Holmes Student Center
600 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

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Community Events

Target Audience

Alumni, General Public






$85 for the entire Fall 2022 term

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