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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Norwich University presents free lectures during the Spring 2011 Todd Lecture Series

For Immediate Release
Feb. 2, 2011

Contact: Daphne Larkin
802-485-2886 or 595-3613(m)

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Norwich University presents a series of free events during the spring 2011 Todd Lecture Series, beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 9, and going through Monday, March 28.

The Todd Lecture Series is named in honor of US Army retired Maj. Gen. and Norwich President Emeritus W. Russell Todd, ‘50, and his wife, Carol, in gratitude for their dedicated service to the University. With this series, Norwich reaches out to bring important, significant lecturers to campus. All events are free and open to the public.

Spring 2011 Todd Lecture Series schedule:

• Wed., Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. in Plumley Armory: Dr. David O. Carpenter
, director of the Institute for Health and the Environment at U Albany’s School of Public Health
o Hosted by the School of Math and Science

Thursday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. in Plumley Armory: Lieutenant General John F. Kelley, USMC, Commanding General of the Multi-National Force West in Iraq from Feb. 2008-Feb. 2009
o Hosted by the School of National Services

Tuesday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in Dole Auditorium: Cynthia Enloe, Author/Director of Clark University’s Women Studies Program
o Hosted by the School of Humanities

Thursday, Feb. 17 from 12-1 p.m. in Dole Auditorium: A panel discussion, “Sustainability – A National Security Issue”
o Hosted by the School of Social Sciences

Thursday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. in Plumley Armory: Jim Champy, Author/leading authority on management issues
o Hosted by the School of Business and Management

Monday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. in Plumley Armory: Pliny Fisk III, co-founder and co-director of the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems
o Hosted by the School of Architecture and Art

Monday, March 28, time and location TBA: Lieutenant General Robert L. Van Antwerp, US Army Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
o Hosted by the School of Engineering

For more information please contact Mark Albury at malbury@norwich.edu or 802.485.2080.


Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army. Norwich University is the oldest private military college in the United States of America and the birthplace of our nation's Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). www.norwich.edu