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The Kerschner Family Series Global Leaders at Colgate brings notable speakers to campus each year, expanding our students’ access to 21st century newsmakers. The series was launched in 2007 by the Society of Families.
Former Israeli prime minister and president Shimon Peres to deliver next Global Leaders lecture.
Shimon Peres, former prime minister of Israel, will deliver the next lecture in the Kerschner Family Series Global Leaders at Colgate on Saturday, October 25. Peres will address parents, students, alumni, and friends in Sanford Field House beginning at 6 p.m. His speech will be followed by an onstage interview with journalist Bob Woodruff ’83, P’13. Ticket information will be released here as it becomes available.

Admission to the Global Leaders Lecture Series is free of charge. However, a ticket is required for entrance into the event. Ticketing will be coordinated online.

Ticket reservations will be conducted on the following schedule:

Students (1 ticket) – September 26th until Sold out

Faculty/Staff (3 tickets) – September 26th until Sold out

Parents and Alumni (4 tickets) – September 26th until Sold out

General Admission – October 1st, subject to availibilty

Register Here


Questions? Contact the Office of Special Events at globalleaders@colgate.edu.

Past Speakers

Hillary Clinton during her lecture at Colgate
October 25, 2013
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Felipe Calderón
April 13, 2013
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Sir Richard Branson
April 13, 2012
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President Bill Clinton
October 29, 2010
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Garry Kasparov
April 9, 2010
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Tony Blair
October 31, 2009
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General Colin Powell
April 3, 2009
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His Holiness - The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet
April 22, 2008
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Levitt and Dubner - Freakonomics
April 13, 2007
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