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Chancellor’s Lecture Series

Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Retired), NATO’s 16 Supreme Allied Commander Europe

Beyond the Horizon: 21st Century Global Security and Risk

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Reception 5:30-6:30 p.m. – Ingram Hall Lobby – Blair School of Music

Lecture 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Ingram Hall – Blair School of Music

ADM James Stavridis joins Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Vanderbilt Distinguished Visiting Professor Jon Meacham to share his thoughts, considerable expertise, and informed perspective on world security and the fate of America’s decades-old leadership role on the international stage.

Tickets, which are free and available on a first-come basis, are required for this lecture will be available beginning on September 18  at the Sarratt Student Center Box Office.  Limit of four tickets per person.

Parking is available in the West Garage, 25th Avenue S., near the intersection of Children’s Way.


Wednesday, January 17, 2018

MLK Commemorative Series Chancellor’s Lecture

Guest speaker – to be announced

Lecture 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Langford Auditorium


Patrick Kennedy

My Journey: Making Mental Health Essential Health

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Lecture 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Langford Auditorium


Chris Matthews

author of soon-to-be-published “Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit”

Remembering Robert F. Kennedy: 50 Year Commemoration

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Lecture 6:30-7:30 p.m. – venue to be announced

Additional events for  spring semester 2018 will be added. Check back for exciting updates, email, or follow .

View videos and photos of previous lectures here.