Presidential Lecture Series

Redefining the Face of Disability

The Wright State University Presidential Lecture Series was developed to advance human justice and promote the university's commitment to creating a diverse university community and learning environment. This year’s speakers bring unique insights and experiences to address social issues of our time

Free and open to the public. No Tickets Required.

2015-16 Speakers

Professor of animal science, best-selling author, and Autism activist

September 9, 2015

7 p.m. Lecture
Wright State Nutter Center Arena

5:30 p.m. Public Reception

Co-sponsored with Office of Disability Services

United States Senator from Iowa from 1985 to 2015 and Author, Americans with Disabilities Act

November 3, 2015

7 p.m. Lecture
Wright State Nutter Center Arena

5:30 p.m. Public Reception

Co-sponsored with Office of Disability Services

Model, actress, dancer, Paralympic bronze medalist

February 12, 2016

7 p.m. Lecture
Apollo Room, Student Union

5:30 p.m. Public Reception
Endeavor Room, Student Union

Co-sponsored with Adventure Summit and Office of Disability Services

Actress, professional standup comedian, and writer

March 22, 2016

7 p.m. Lecture
Apollo Room, Student Union

5:30 p.m. Public Reception
Pathfinder Lounge, Student Union

Co-sponsored with Honors Institute and Office of Disability Services