President's Distinguished Speakers Series

The Distinguished Speakers Series recognizes leaders, thinkers, and celebrated individuals for their contributions to the world and brings them to the University to share what they have discovered with students, faculty, alumni, and guests.

Previous Speakers

Irving Harold GrousbeckHarold Irving Grousbeck
Stanford University Class of 1980 Consulting Professor of Management
and Managing Director of the Boston Celtics
September 13, 2012


Ken BurnsKen Burns
Award Winning Documentary Filmmaker
February 11, 2011



Jackie MacMullanJackie MacMullan
Best-selling author, ESPN correspondent,
and former Boston Globe sports columnist
May 13, 2010



Paul MontronePaul M. Montrone
Chairman, Perspecta Trust and Liberty Lane Partners
Former CEO, Fisher Scientific International Inc.
October 1, 2009


Marcy CarseyMarcy Peterson Carsey ’66
Founder, Carsey-Werner Television
October 3, 2008


Lee MorinDr. Lee Morin ’74
NASA Astronaut and U.S. Naval Captain
Space Exploration: Future Plans and Future Possibilities
April 3, 2008


Bill MarriottBill Marriott
Chairman and CEO
Marriott International
October 5, 2007