Hall Center For The Humanities


Jim Peters
director of Professional Programs and Communications

"Arlington National Cemetery: Histories and Heroes"
New Generation Society of Lawrence (NGSL members only)

Tue., Mar. 9, 2010, 9:00am - 10:30am
Location: KU Continuing Education, 1515 St. Andrews Drive
Jim Peters is a native of Quincy, Illinois, earned his bachelor's degree in government from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and a law degree from the New England School of Law in Boston.

After practicing law for eight years, Jim relocated to Washington, D.C., where be became involved in publishingfirst as a writer and then in marketing. He is the author of Arlington National Cemetery: Shrine to America's Heroes, which has been the nation's best-selling book on Arlington Cemetery for more than 20 years.

Jim worked for 11 years as director of marketing for Kendall-Hunt Publishing Company, a national textbook publisher in Dubuque, Iowa. Jim also spent three years as assistant director of Publications and Alumni Communication for the University of Missouri-Columbia.

He joined the University of Kansas Continuing Education as director of Marketing and Communications in 2005, and in 2008 was named director of Professional Programs and Communications.
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