Bob Kerrey - April 30, 2008
President, The New School
"The Value of Losing"
8:00 PM Wednesday, April 30, 2008
University Center Ballroom
A distinguished and highly respected public servant, Bob Kerrey has served as US Senator and Governor of the State of Nebraska. Since 2001, he has been President of The New School and remains an outspoken proponent of increased educational spending, an essential component of a thriving democracy and informed citizenry. President Kerrey will deliver the inaugural Stan Kimmitt Lecture on Public Service.
You may also download a pod cast of the lecture.
Right click on the link below and choose "Save Target As..." You can then save the file and listen to it on your computer or your iPod.
Download Kerrey Podcast
"President, The New School"
3:10 PM Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Gallagher Business Building 123
You are cordially invited to attend a seminar with Bob Kerrey, President of The New School.
Since 2001, Bob Kerrey has been President of The New School in New York City, a university founded on strong democratic ideals and daring educational practices with strengths in design, liberal arts, the social sciences and the visual and performing arts. Under his leadership, The New School is undergoing an unprecedented period of growth. Enrollment and full-time faculty have increased significantly, with the undergraduate population alone increasing by over 40 percent to 5,000 degree students.
Bob Kerrey was educated in pharmacy at the University of Nebraska and entered the United States Navy as an officer in 1966. He was wounded in Vietnam and awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. From 1983 to 1987 he served as the Governor of Nebraska and then served two terms as a Democrat in the United States Senate. He is a recipient of the Robert L. Haig Award for Distinguished Public Service from the New York State Bar Association, an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from New York Law School, as well as the Distinguished Nebraskan Award, and numerous other citations.