Rice University President's Lecture Series - Ruth J. Simmons

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McMurtry Auditorium, Duncan Hall

6100 Main Street

Houston, TX 77005

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The Rice University President’s Lecture Series and The Task Force on Slavery, Segregation, and Racial Injustice present

“From Legacies of Injustice to Healing Actions: The Way Forward”

Featuring Ruth J. Simmons, President of Prairie View A&M University

Ruth J. Simmons serves as President of Prairie View A&M University. She was President of Brown University from 2001-2012. Under her leadership, Brown made significant strides in improving its standing as one of the world’s finest research universities. President Simmons also established the University Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice to examine Brown’s historical connection to slavery and to make recommendations regarding initiatives in light of that history.

Monday, February 10
4:30 p.m.

McMurtry Auditorium, Duncan Hall
Rice University
6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005

Paid parking is available in the Central Campus Garage and Founder's Court Lot.

Admission is free, but seating is limited. Please register.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please contact ricepls@rice.edu or 713.348.4111. Advance notice of need for accommodations is requested.

The President’s Lecture Series, which is sponsored by the Office of the President and supported by the J. Newton Rayzor Lecture Fund, was created to enrich the intellectual life of the Houston community by bringing to the Rice campus “celebrities of substance,” speakers of both high intellectual distinction and broad public appeal. If you would like to nominate future speakers for this series, please submit your nomination here. To learn more about the President’s Lecture Series and view past events, click here.

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