Walter S. Sutton Lecture Series

 

Since the first lecture in 1993, the Sutton Lecture Series has brought the following distinguished individuals to the University of Kansas:

  • 1993 - William S. Kanaga
  • Chairman, Center for International Private Enterprise
  • 1994 - Hal T. Hansen
  • Chairman, Cargill Investor Services; chairman, National Futures Association
  • 1997 - James Buchanan
  • Nobel Laureate in economic sciences
  • 1998 - Michael Novak
  • Director of Social and Political Studies, American Enterprise Institute
  • 1999 - John Brooks Slaughter
  • President, Occidental College; chairman, National Science Foundation
  • 2001 - Albert M. Erisman
  • Director of Mathematics and Computing Technology, Phantom Works, The Boeing Company
  • 2002 - Mary Faith Marshall
  • Professor of Medicine and Bioethics, University of Kansas Medical Center
  • 2003 - Terence E. Downer
  • Retired international executive, Johnson & Johnson
  • 2004 - James Webb
  • Secretary of the Navy
  • 2005 - Klaus M. Leisinger
  • President and CEO Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development
  • 2006 - Robert Herndon
  • Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • 2007 - Peter Eigen
  • Founder and chairman of the Advisory Council for Transparency International
  • 2008 - Ray Anderson
  • One of the world's leading environmental entrepreneurs
  • 2009 - Daniel Arneman, Asheen Phansey, Kevin Stack
  • Gave the presentation "Sustainable Business: Innovation and Design Inspired by Nature"
  • 2010 - Kathleen Edmond
  • Best Buy's chief ethics officer
  • 2011 - Carol Hallquist, vice president
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  • 2012 - Patricia Werhane
  • Philosophy professor, DePaul University