U.S. Sen. Carper to Speak with SU Students During October Visit
U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (Photo: Wikipedia)
By Tianna Beckles
SALISBURY, Md.- Salisbury University's Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement is sponsoring a discussion with U.S. Tom Carper at Salisbury University on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 2 p.m.
Carper, a Democrat, has been elected to statewide public office in Delaware more than 13 times, beginning with the first of three terms as state treasurer in 1976 at age 29. He has served five terms as a U.S. congressman for Delaware before he was elected governor in 1992. He has served the state as a U.S. senator since 2001. Today he chairs the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
Carper's talk will feature discussion of the Constitution, environmental issues and his personal experience in politics, followed by a question-and-answer session. The talk will take place in Guerrieri University Center, Nanticoke Room A and is open to members of the SU community.