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Feb. 15, 2011
Washington Insider Peter R. Orszag to Deliver Distinguished Lecture at Trinity University
Peter R. Orszag, former member of the Obama administration, will present “An
Insider’s Look at the Economic Scene: What’s Happening in Washington and
its Effect on Business” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, in Laurie
Auditorium, as part of the Trinity University Distinguished Lecture
Series. The lecture is free and open to the public and seating is
available on a first-come, first-seated basis. Tickets or reservations
are not required.
Orszag was director of the
Congressional Budget Office for two years while George W. Bush was
president before joining the Obama administration to head the Office of
Management and Budget where he oversaw the nation’s budget. He also
advised President Obama on fiscal policy, mapped the annual budget sent
to Congress, and devised legislative strategy required to implement
He served in the Obama administration until July 2010 and is currently vice chairman (Institutional Clients Group) at Citigroup, Inc. and a member of the senior strategic advisory group there. Prior to joining Citigroup in January 2011, he served as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and as a contributing columnist at The New York Times. He has co-authored or co-edited a number of books, including Protecting the Homeland, Aging Gracefully: Ideas to Improve Retirement Security in America, Saving Social Security: A Balanced Approach, and American Economic Policy in the 1990s. He obtained a doctorate in economics from the London School of Economics, which he attended as a Marshall Scholar.
The Trinity University
Distinguished Lecture Series is made possible by an endowment gift from
Mr. and Mrs. Walter F. Brown of
For more information, contact Mary Anthony in the Office of University
Communications at 210-999-8441.