Director appointed senior fellow at Franklin’s Opus

(July 2, 2013) Gary Gregg, director of the McConnell Center, has been named a senior fellow at a non-profit organization dedicated to continuing and preserving Benjamin Franklin's work.

Director Gary Gregg, PhD, has been named a senior fellow at Franklin’s Opus, a non-profit organization of educators, academics and partners that seek to continue Benjamin Franklin’s work by educating Americans about their history and the founding American principles.

According to its website, Franklin’s Opus has cooperated on more than 100 Teaching American History grants and has conducted more than 4,000 days of professional development across the country.

In his appointment as a senior fellow, Gregg joins other distinguished leaders and educators including: Lieutenant-General (ret.) Josiah Bunting, III, and Jeffery Nelson, PhD, Executive Vice President of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute.

Gregg is the author or editor of 10 books including The Presidential Republic, Patriot Sage: George Washington and the American Political Tradition and Securing Democracy—Why We Have An Electoral College. He received his bachelor’s degree from Davis and Elkins College and his master’s degree and doctorate from Miami University (Ohio).