NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will welcome retired U.S. Army General David H. Petraeus, Ph.D., to campus as part of the college’s 2013–2014 Distinguished Speakers Series.
General David H. Petraeus, Ph.D. | Distinguished Speakers Series
Thursday, Feb. 6
Arena at the Don Taft University Center
Gen. Petraeus served 37 years in the U.S. military, including as commander of coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan and as commander of the U.S. Central Command. Following retirement from the military in August 2011, he served for 14 months as the director of the CIA. He is now the chairman of KKR Global Institute, a visiting professor of public policy at CUNY’s Macaulay Honors College, a Judge Widney Professor at the University of Southern California and a member of the advisory boards of several veterans’ organizations.
As part of the college mission to prepare students for rich professional careers and active citizenship, the college frames co-curricular programs and experiences around a broad annual academic theme that unites our community in interdisciplinary exploration.
The academic theme for the 2013-2014 school year is “Good and Evil.” Petraeus will speak on this theme.
For more information on the Distinguished Speakers Series, contact the Office of the Dean at (954) 262-8236.
This Distinguished Speakers Series event is free to attend, but tickets are required:
- Tuesday, Jan. 21: Tickets become available for Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences students, faculty, and staff members
- Monday, Jan. 27: Tickets become available for NSU students, faculty, and staff members
- Monday, Feb. 3: Tickets become available to the general public
Pick up tickets in the college’s Office of the Dean, located in the Mailman-Hollywood Building, second floor. Limit two (2) tickets per person. An NSU ID is required to obtain tickets for NSU students, faculty, and staff members. For more information, call (954) 262-8236.