University Speaker Series

2014-2015 Speakers

Over the years, the series has brought the likes of Ralph Nadar, Gerald Ford, Sister Helen Prejean, Amy Tan, Nancy Grace, Andy Rooney, Robert Ballard, Carole Simpson, Marlee Matlin, Maya Angelou, Jim Lovell, Garrison Keillor, Bob Woodward, Robert Osborne, Mitch Albom, Andrew Young, Byron Pitts, Eugene Robinson, John Dean, Erin Gruwell and Michelle Norris to the campus of Indiana State.


All events, unless otherwise indicated, begin at 7 p.m.  All programs are free and open to the public.

Henry Winkler
Actor, Author, Producer, Director

Sept. 9, 2014
7 p.m.
Rebecca Skloot
Author: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Oct. 20, 2014
7 p.m.
Steven Chu
United States Secretary of Energy

Nov. 5, 2014
7 p.m.
David Axelrod
Political Strategist, Respected Journalist, Award-winning Ad-Maker

Feb. 5, 2015
7 p.m.
Star Parker
Founder & President of CURE Coalition on Urban Renewal & Education

March 25, 2015
7 p.m.
"Sugar Ray" Leonard
Boxing Legend, Successful Entrepreneur, & Author

April 7, 2015
7 p.m.