Distinguished Lecture Series

About


The University of North Texas Distinguished Lecture Series is chartered as a university-wide standing Administrative Committee. The objective is to provide the university and greater communities with a variety of distinguished lecturers and speakers that will bring significant interest, visibility and added prestige to the University of North Texas.

The Distinguished Lecture Series proposes to accomplish the following goals:


1
To introduce the University community to the excellence of world-class speakers and to raise the appreciation of same;
2
To expose the University community members to personalities to whom they would not ordinarily be exposed;
3
To complement the educational process, via outstanding lectures, master classes, residencies, seminars and workshops;
4
To add significantly to the quality of life for the University community and the greater metroplex communities;
5
An endeavor to enhance the educational opportunities for the communities.
 
6
To attain speakers who provide benefit and are of interest to the students.
 

Committee


The Series will be administered by a committee composed of three (3) faculty representatives appointed by the Faculty Senate, three (3) staff representatives appointed by the UNT Staff Council, six (6) students appointed by the UNT Student Government Association, and one permanent ex officio faculty and/or staff representative to serve as administrative assistance to the committee, appointed by the Vice President for Student Affairs. The President of the UNT Student Government Association or his/her designee shall serve as chair.


 
Zach Brown
Chair
Blake Rexroat
Co-Chair
Hope Garcia
Co-Chair
 
Danielle Champagne
Staff
Donald Noska
Staff
Vacant
Staff
 
John Hubbard
Faculty
Vacant
 
Raina Joines
Faculty
 
Leah Black
Student Body
Marcus Gilmore
Student Body
Donald Poer
Student Body
 
Chelsea Godin
Student Body
Tucker Smith
Student Body
Nathan Ryckman
Student Body
 
Nancy Kidder
GA
Debbie Stevens
Administrative Assistant

Previous Speakers


The selection of speakers will be conducted on a consensus basis, after suggestions have been sought throughout the university. The selected speakers must reflect a wide public recognition and appeal. Under no circumstances will the Series be used to promote the discipline of any particular academic unit, department, school or college within the University.


John Legend

Februrary 7, 2012

Robert M. Gates, Ph. D.

September 7, 2011

Coach Ken Carter

April 27, 2011

 

Jeff Corwin

February 23, 2011

George W. Bush

November 17, 2010