Meyer named Hendrickson Scholar, delivers Cheever Lecture

Tim handsTimothy Meyer, lecturer of Economics, received the second annual J.P. Hendrickson Faculty Scholar award and delivered the Herbert Cheever Jr. Liberal Arts Lecture on Jan. 21  .  Both were sponsored by the South Dakota State University College of Arts & Sciences.

Meyer’s lecture, “The Implicit Benefits of a Liberal Education: the Economics of Morality, Politics, Charity, and Life as viewed by Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and Others” covered how economics synergizes with other liberal arts studies to make the world a better place for everyone.

Watch the YouTube video of the event:

Family group 2015

The Dean and Hendrickson, Cheever and Meyer families gathered for a group photo prior to the lecture. Front: Susie Hendrickson, Timothy Meyer, Herb Cheever and Dennis Papini. Back: Brett Hoffman, Chuck Hendrickson, Marcia Hendrickson, Annie Hoffman, Rebecca Hendrickson, Katie Hendrickson, Erin Meyer, Bob Meyer, Shirley Meyer, Sydna Cheever, Mike Cheever and Eluned Jones.


Dean Herbert Cheever spoke about his good friend and colleague, Professor J.P. Hendrickson.



Dean Papini

Dean Dennis Papini was emcee for this important event in the life of the College of Arts & Sciences.

Tim and Eluned

Dr. Eluned Jones, Head of the Economics Department, congratulates Timothy Meyer after presenting him with the J.P. Hendrickson Faculty Scholar medal

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