Former Clinton Adviser to Speak at Student Banquet

Nov. 3, 2005

Accomplished political adviser, writer and educator Eric Liu will address attendees of Baylor University's Asian Student Association during the organization's annual banquet at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, on the fifth floor of the Cashion Academic Building.

Liu's extensive background includes work across media, business and political disciplines. A graduate of Yale University and Harvard Law School, he served in the Clinton administration's first term as a foreign policy speechwriter and in the second term as deputy domestic policy adviser. Liu also makes frequent appearances on CNN, CNBC and MSNBC as a political commentator.

In addition to his work in politics, Liu has published three books, including Guiding Lights: The People Who Lead Us Toward Our Purpose in Life and The Accidental Asian: Notes of a Native Speaker, and writes a weekly "Teachings" column for Slate magazine. He currently hosts a local National Public Radio interview show, The Power of Voice, in Seattle and teaches at the University of Washington's Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs.

In addition to Liu's presentation, the ASA banquet also will feature a program of student performances in dance and music, a dinner and an awards presentation.

Tickets for the annual ASA banquet can be purchased for $10 at the Bill Daniel Student Center. The event is open to the public. For more information, contact Taryn Ozuna, coordinator for multicultural activities, at 710-6949.

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