Distinguished Lecture Series

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Where today's ideas meet tomorrow's headlines

The Jesup Scott Honors College Distinguished Lecture Series charts a bold direction in intellectual discourse and academic inquiry at The University of Toledo, opening windows on fresh-air approaches to today’s biggest challenges, sharing the innovative ideas of movers and shakers who are anything but traditional. Reflecting the tomorrow-thinking philosophy of the Jesup Scott Honors College, these speakers will engage you, challenge you, provoke you — and quite possibly change your life.

We hope you will join us!

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The University of Toledo
Office of the Provost

Mail Stop 939
2810 W. Bancroft St.
Toledo, Ohio 43606


2014-2015 Speakers

All lectures take place in the newly renovated Doermann Theater in University Hall on the Main Campus of The University of Toledo. Speakers will take questions from the audience afterward.

Karl Rove
Karl Rove

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Paul Begala
Paul Begala

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Brian Kennedy
Brian Kennedy

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Dr. Michael Crow
Past Speakers 

Past speakers include Salman Khan, Dr. Michael Crow, Richard Rumelt and James Carville. 

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Last Updated: 6/26/15