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September 21 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
All are welcome to join us for the University of Notre Dame’s free Hesburgh Lecture, open to the public! This event is brought to you by the Notre Dame Alumni Club of Wichita and Newman University.
TOPIC: “Global Education at Notre Dame: Where we have come from and where we are going”
GIVEN BY: Professor Michael Pippenger, Current Vice President and Associate Provost for Internationalization at the University of Notre Dame
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Newman University Bishop Gerber Science Center room 105
About the speaker:
Michael Pippenger was appointed vice president and associate provost for internationalization at the University of Notre Dame in 2016. As the university’s chief international officer, he oversees Notre Dame’s global strategy to become the world’s premier Catholic research university. He leads Notre Dame International, the division of 195 people worldwide responsible for the university’s global operations and programs. A recognized leader in the field of global education, Pippenger has represented the United States of America at the request of the U.S. Department of State as an International Visitor. He speaks on issues regarding international leadership, global citizenship, and the state of higher education around the world. He serves as a board member of the University of Notre Dame in England, the American University of Madaba, and the Fischoff National Chamber Music Association, and is a member of the American Association of International Educator’s Public Policy Committee. Pippenger is a magna cum laude graduate of Carleton College and holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in English literature from Indiana University, with a focus on post-colonial literature. He conducted research as a Fulbright Scholar to Australia. An award-winning teacher, he holds a faculty appointment at Notre Dame and has taught at New York University, IU Bloomington, and the City College of New York.