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March 11, 2010

 

Ticket Distribution for Condoleezza Rice Lecture at Trinity University Announced

 

SAN ANTONIO –Condoleezza Rice, United States secretary of state (2005-2009), will be the featured speaker for the 2010 Flora Cameron Lecture on Politics and Public Affairs scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, in Laurie Auditorium. She will discuss, “Foreign Affairs and Empowering Women.” The lecture is free, but tickets are required. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning Monday, March 22 at the Laurie Auditorium Box Office. For more information, visit www.trinity.edu/laurie.

 

Before serving as America’s chief diplomat, Dr. Rice served as President George W. Bush’s national security advisor from January 2001 to 2005. She is currently professor of political science at Stanford University and the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution.

 

Dr. Rice has authored and coauthored several books, including Germany Unified and Europe Transformed: A Study in Statecraft with Philip Zelikow, The Gorbachev Era with Alexander Dallin, and Uncertain Allegiance: The Soviet Union and the Czechoslovak Army.

 

She served as a member of the boards of directors for the Chevron, Charles Schwab, and Transamerica corporations as well as the International Advisory Council of JP Morgan. She was a founding board member of the Center for a New Generation, an educational support fund for schools in East Palo Alto and East Menlo Park, Calif. and was vice president of the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula. In addition, Dr. Rice has served on several local and national boards of foundations and charitable organizations.

 

She earned her bachelor’s degree in political science, cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Denver, her master’s degree from the University of Norte Dame, and her doctorate from the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver.

 

The Flora Cameron Lecture on Politics and Public Affairs is made possible by an endowment gift by Mrs. Flora C. Crichton of San Antonio.

 

For more information, contact Mary Anthony in the Office of University Communications at 210-999-8441.

 

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