"What About Water" is topic of Higher Ed Guest Lecture June 21
Cook County Higher Education will feature Dr. Sam Tuthill,
who will present "What About Water" at the next Guest Lecture Series on
Thursday, June 21 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the North Shore Campus in
Join Tuthill for his presentation regarding the distribution of water
resources among populations on the North American continent. He will
discuss water shortages, distributing Great Lakes water, and other
issues and problems associated with relocating water.
Tuthill, a geologist, has a varied and prestigious background. He was
appointed by President Ford as assistant administrator for
conservation and environmental impacts for the Federal Energy
Administration, and during that time served on the chief of the
chairman’s staff, the President’s Energy Policy Council, as advisor
to the secretary of commerce, and as director of the Industrial Energy
Conservation Program of the Department of Commerce. He was a geology
professor at Iowa State University and the University of Iowa, and
also served as the state geologist and director for the Iowa
Geological Survey. He and his wife Constance have lived in Cook
County since 1990.
The Guest Lecture series of Cook County Higher Education is offered to
the community free, although donations are welcome. The series is
sponsored by the Grand Marais State Bank, Drury Lane Books, George F.
Maruska Ltd., and the Lake Superior Trading Post. Refreshments are
donated by Beth’s Fudge and Gifts and Johnson’s Foods. The
lectures are held at Cook County Higher Education’s North Shore
campus, 300 W. 3rd St. For more information call 387-3411.