Julian Bond was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement and activist for social equality and liberty for all people. On (insert date) 2011, he delivered his lecture “Post Racial America: Fact or Fiction.”
The beloved children’s author Maurice Sendak spoke on campus more than once, but on Nov. 29, 1989 his talk was on “Creative Theft.”
The screenwriter, director, actor and producer returned to his alma mater several times, and delivered three Assembly Series addresses (most recently in 2009). He also served two terms on the Board of Trustees, and handled Homecoming’s master of ceremonies duties in 1984.
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt served as First Lady from 1933 – 1945. She was also a politician, diplomat and activist.