Leadership Series Begins with Baylor President Ken Starr

Sept. 12, 2011

September 12, 2011

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The Academy for Leader Development and Civic Engagement will present its first speaker in this year's Leadership Lecture Series at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, in the Hankamer School of Business Kayser Auditorium on 1428 S. Fifth St. in Waco.

Baylor University President Ken Starr will present "Leadership in Public Life," and will discuss his perspectives on leadership.

"We are excited that he will share his leadership journey through his extensive career in public life," said Ramona Curtis, director of the Academy for Leader Development and Civic Engagement and primary organizer of the lecture series. "Judge Starr is committed to community and serves as a model for his intentional and purposeful acts of service. I know that he will make a great impact on our students as they continue to study leadership and find their potential to impact the world for greater purposes."

Other series speakers this fall include Dr. Fred Yaw Bio, director of University Hospital at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana, and Wes Moore, Citigroup financial analyst and author of The Other Wes Moore: One Name and Two Fates - A Story of Tragedy and Hope.

Bio will speak about "Leadership in Contemporary Social Issues" at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 17, in Kayser Auditorium, and Moore will lecture on "Leadership in Public Life" at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, at the First Baptist Church of Waco.

The Academy for Leader Development and Civic Engagement's Lecture Series is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit the Academy for Leader Development and Civic Engagement.

by Carmen Galvan, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

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