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Carpenter Lecture

Charles E. Carpenter Lecture & Conference Endowment

President Ed RayEstablished in 2004, the Charles E. Carpenter Lecture and Conference Endowment supports advances professional development for community college leaders. Held each spring on the Oregon State University campus, the Carpenter Lecture features a nationally known speaker on a topic of importance to community colleges. In addition to current students in the community college leadership doctoral program, attendees include northwest community college leaders and members of the OSU community. Moving into its ninth year, the Carpenter Event has become a premier professional development event for community college leaders and has significantly advanced Oregon State University’s work in community college leadership.

This year's 10th Annual Charles E. Carpenter Lecture will take place on Thursday, May 9th at 4:00 p.m. at 112 Kearney Hall. This year's lecturer is Oregon State University President, Edward J. Ray. For more information, visit: http://education.oregonstate.edu/charles-carpenter-memorial-lecture-may-9th

Past Speakers

2013 Richard Wagoner, Assistant Professor of Higher Education, University of California, Los Angeles.

2012 Camille Preus, Commissioner of the Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Developmment of Oregon

2011 Preston Pulliams, President, Portland Community College

2010 Mary Spilde, President, Lane Community College

2009 John “Ski” Sygielski, President, Mount Hood Community College

2008 Linda Barry, Vice President, Merritt College; Susan Kostick, Vice President, Edmonds Community College; Jim Sorensen, President, Treasure Valley Community College

2007 Ron Baker, Executive Vice President, Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

2006 Cassandra Manuelito-Kerkvliet, President, Institute of American Indian Arts

2005 George Boggs, President, American Association of Community Colleges