Shedd to deliver Constitution Day Lecture
11 a.m. today (Tuesday, Sept. 18), Leonard Auditorium
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Senior Judge Dennis Shedd, a 1975 Wofford graduate and judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, will present the Constitution Day Lecture at 11 a.m. today (Tuesday, Sept. 18) in Leonard Auditorium in Main Building. He will speak on "The Constitution in the Career of a Federal Judge."Shedd has been on the Court of Appeals since 2001. He received an honorary degree from Wofford at the 2018 Commencement Exercises. He was nominated as a U.S. District Court judge by President George H.W. Bush in 1990, and in 2001 was nominated by President George W. Bush to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He has served as a federal judge for more than a quarter-century. He received the Order of the Palmetto, the highest award for a civilian in South Carolina, earlier this year.