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President's Lecture Series



 

 

Contemporary Conversations

The President's lecture series, Contemporary Conversations for a Connected World, celebrates Webster's great heritage of bringing to campus thought leaders who are progressive, bold, entrepreneurial, provocative and inclusive. Contemporary Conversations events are free and open to the general public as well as University students, faculty and staff.

 

Past Speakers

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Sidney Blumenthal, Journalist and Author, "Wresting with His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln" Vol II, 1849 -1856" November 9, 2017

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Eric Stange, Woodrow Wilson Fellow, "Echoes of History in a New Media Landscape" March 9, 2017

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Judge Glenda Hatchett,  "A Conversation with Judge Glenda Hatchett" March 27, 2017

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Mercedes Tunstall, Partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, "E-Commerce Vulnerability:  What are Hackers Targeting?"  April 5, 2016

 Dale Chapman

 

  

 

Dale Chapman, President and Executive Director, Lewis & Clark Community College, "The Research Community College: The Environment and the Human Dimension," March 15, 2016 

Michael Eric Dyson Michael Eric DysonWebster University hosts Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis  March 14, 2016

 

 

 

 

Jim Weddle

  

  

Jim Weddle, Managing Partner, Edward Jones "Creating An Organization Employees Are Proud To Be A Part Of" April 14, 2015  - Blog entry by President Stroble

Stanley J. Silverman


 

Stanley B. Silverman, Dean of Community and Technical College, University of Akron "Why Leadership Matters and Why Many Leaders Fail," link to video source, March 31, 2015 - Blog entry by President Stroble

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George Fraser - "A Conversation with George Fraser" March 16, 2015 

Deborah Wince-Smith

 

  

 

Deborah Wince-Smith, President & CEO, Council on Competitiveness and President, Global Federation for Competitiveness Councils "American Cities: Ecosystems for Innovation, Drivers of U.S. Global Competitiveness" October 21, 2014

Constance Morella

 

 

Constance Morella, 2014 Woodrow Wilson Fellow at Webster University Click here for Webster Today coverage October 14, 2014 

Koko Kondo

 

 

Koko Tanimoto Kondo, Bomb Survivor and Peace Advocate "Contemporary Conversation:  Koko Tanimoto Kondo" May 7, 2014

 

Barbara Faulkenberry

 

 

Major General Barbara J. Faulkenberry, Vice Commander, 18th Air Force, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois "Leadership, Service and Global Air Mobility" April 15, 2014

 

Andrew Young

 

 

Andrew Young, United Nations Ambassador and Civil Rights Activist Click here for WebsterToday coverage March 10, 2014 

Will Carpenter

 

 

Dr. Will D. Carpenter, retired Vice President & General Manager of the New Products Division, Monsanto Company “The Role of the Chemical Industry in the Destruction of Chemical Weapons” March 4, 2014 

Bob Dotson

 

 

Bob Dotson, journalist, author, eight-time Emmy award winner 
"American Story: A Lifetime Search for Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things"
Apr. 24, 2013

Debbie Storey

 Debbie Storey, chief diversity officer and SVP of Talent Development, AT&T 
“Getting to the Future First through Talent Development”

Jan. 30, 2013

David Washington


David Washington, managing partner, Washington & Company; author
“Life is a Choice: A Guide to Success in Life”
Dec. 5, 2012

Suzanne Sitherwood

 

 

Suzanne Sitherwood, president and CEO, The Laclede Group, Inc.
“The Path Forward: The Future of Natural Gas”
Oct. 30, 2012

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