66th Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to speak at U-M

September 19, 2019
Contact: Mandira Banerjee mandirab@umich.edu


DATE: 10-11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

EVENT: A conversation with Condoleezza Rice, the 66th U.S. Secretary of State, moderated by Michael Barr, dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. She is expected to discuss a number of topics, including her career in public service and the current state of foreign affairs.

The free ticketed event is open to the public.

PLACE: Rackham Graduate School Auditorium, 915 E. Washington Ave., Ann Arbor

DETAILS: Rice was secretary of state under President George W. Bush from 2005 to 2009—the second woman and the first African American woman to serve in this high-ranking position. From 2001 to 2005, she was the first woman to serve as a national security adviser to the president.

Rice also has an extensive background in higher education. She has been on the faculty at Stanford University as a professor of political science since 1981 and was the university’s provost from 1993 to 1999.

She currently serves as the Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and is the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution.

SPONSORS: U-M Office of the President and Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy’s Weiser Diplomacy Center

INFORMATION: Tickets can be requested at myumi.ch/ZQZB9.