The Clinton School of Public Service today announced that former Vice President Dan Quayle, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and ABC’s George Stephanopoulos are among the guest lecturers scheduled to visit the school this fall.
The school also will host several conferences, including one about the South and its future, another about U.S.–Japanese relations featuring former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker and a symposium on climate change headlined by Carol Browner, former director of the Environmental Protection Agency.
A full schedule of the impressive programming is available after the jump.
UPDATE: Clinton School director of communications Ben Beaumont says, "The UA Clinton School is not yet taking reservations for individual speakers; however, we will be sending email updates when each event is made open for reservations. To get on our email list, please send your email address to firstname.lastname@example.org."
Fall 2006 Clinton School Program Calendar (to date):
August 25 – Alex Brandon, award-winning AP New Orleans photographer, and Jeffery Winn, New Orleans police captain and commander of the Special Operations Division Tactical Unit will present a program entitled, “When Katrina Came Marching In: Through the Lens of Alex Brandon”
August 29 – Randall Woods, University of Arkansas professor and author of LBJ: Architect of American Ambition
September 6 – Ron Fournier, former AP chief political correspondent and co-author with political strategists Doug Sosnik and Matthew Dowd of Applebee’s America: How Successful Political, Business and Religious Leaders Connect with the New American Community.” Fournier is also editor-in-chief of the upcoming Web site HOTSOUP.com.
September 7 – Janis Kearney, author of Conversations: William Jefferson Clinton – From Hope to Harlem.
September 11 – United Way presentation discussing community philanthropy and economic development, featuring Rodney Slater, former secretary of transportation; Brian Gallagher, president and CEO of United Way America and Johnetta Cole, education policy expert and former president of Spelman College in Atlanta.
September 13 – James Joseph, former U.S. ambassador to South Africa, will speak on, “Ethics and Diplomacy: What I learned from Nelson Mandela.”
September 19 – Paul Toback, of Chicago, CEO of Bally Fitness will speak on, “Health, Fitness and Public Service.”
September 26 – Deena Burnett, widow of United 93 passenger Tom Burnett, author of Fighting Back, will speak on the topic of “Everyday Heroes”
September 27 – Madeleine Albright, former secretary of state.
September 28 – Tom Mars, vice president and assistant general counsel of Wal-Mart Store Inc., will speak on the topic of “Legal Diversity.”
October 3 – John Hofmeister of Houston, CEO, Shell Oil – Program to be held in conjunction with the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce.
October 5 – Robert Goodwin of Washington D.C., president and CEO of The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Foundation, an organization responsible for assisting and encouraging volunteer service.
October 6 – Susan Rice, former assistant secretary of state for African affairs, will speak on, “Global Poverty and National Security.”
October 11 – Mansfield Conference on U.S.-Japanese relations, featuring Senator Howard Baker, entitled “US Japan Cooperation in the 21st Century: Preparing Global Citizens for a Global Economy.”
October 12 – David Eisenhower, grandson of president Dwight Eisenhower, son-in-law of President Richard M. Nixon, historian and director of the Institute for Public Service at the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
October 16 – Walter Pincus, Washington Post news reporter and Pulitzer Prize winner, will speak on “Where is the Fourth Branch of Government?”
October 18 – Abderrahim Foukara, Washington bureau chief for Al Jazeera News Service, will speak on, “The Rise of the Arab Media.”
October 19 – Max Stier of Washington D.C., president and CEO of The Partnership for Public Service, a non-profit that strives to improve public understanding and confidence in government.
October 24 – Dan Quayle, 44th Vice President of the United States.
October 26 – Bob Cohn, executive editor of Wired Magazine, will speak about the role of technology in public service.
October 30 – Peter Bell, a fellow at the Carter Center in Atlanta and former CEO of CARE USA, one of the world’s largest humanitarian organizations dedicated to reducing global poverty. He is the author of Fulfilling the Public Trust: Ten Ways to Help Nonprofit Boards Maintain Accountability.
November 1-3 – Conference on the South and its future, sponsored by the Clinton School and the Center for Southern Studies at the University of Mississippi.
November 2 – Dick Dresner, national researcher and pollster and a professor at New York University, will speak on, “The Pulse of the United States Leading up to the Mid-term Elections.”
November 4 – Carol Browner, former head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will address the growing problem of global climate change at a day-long symposium featuring other speakers.
November 7 – “Election Day Discussion: Has politics lost its civility?” Panelists include former U.S. Attorney Chuck Banks, Little Rock Mayor Jim Dailey, University of Central Arkansas President Lu Hardin and Senator David Pryor, founding dean of the Clinton School.
November 10 – Reza Aslan, Middle East correspondent and author of No God but God, will present “Welcome to the Islamic Reformation.”
November 11 – Stuart Eizenstat, former U.S. ambassador to the European Union.
November 17-18 – Mid-term election year recap conference “America Votes 2006,” a joint venture of the State Legislative Leaders Foundation (SLLF) and the Clinton School.
November 28 – Kemal Dervis, director of the United Nations Development Programme also serving as the chair of the United Nations Development Group, will speak on, “Aid, Trade, and the Potential for Peace.” Dervis is the third highest ranking official in the U.N. and is mentioned as a possible successor to Secretary General Koffi Annan.
December 5 – George Stephanopoulos, Anchor of ABC’s This Week.
The Clinton School of Public Service is an independent entity of the University of Arkansas System, working in collaboration with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. For more information, visit www.clintonschool.uasys.edu