Our 2016-2017 lectures (free and open to the public):

Public Lecture
Sept. 8, 2016 – 6:45 p.m., Gano Chapel
“Live Inspired”
John O’Leary, burn victim turned inspirational speaker

Everett P. Truex Economic and Financial Forum
Oct. 27, 2016 – 7:30 p.m., Yates-Gill College Union
“Big Data: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly”
Neil Ericsson, Principal Economist, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Willard Lecture and Reception
Nov. 10, 2016 – 7 p.m. lecture, followed by reception; Yates-Gill College Union
Dr. Kenneth Alpern, Oxbridge Senior Tutor Chair and professor of philosophy

Binns Lecture on the Sacred & Secular and Power & Justice in Society
Nov. 29, 2016 – 7:30 p.m., Yates-Gill College Union
“Why Our Police Must Show Unconditional Respect — and Why It’s Hard”
Jack Colwell and Chip Huth, authors of Unleashing the Power of Unconditional Respect: Transforming Law Enforcement

Distinguished Executive Lecture in Business and Leadership
March 30, 2017 – 7:30 p.m., Yates-Gill College Union
Brenda Newberry, founder and former CEO of The Newberry Group

Cope Lecture on Science, Technology and Human Experience
April 4, 2017 – 7:30 p.m., Yates-Gill College Union 221/222
“HIT HIV in Africa: What a KC organization’s story tells us about transforming the fight against AIDS”
Brad Gautney, president of Global Health Innovation