October 22, 2012
EVENT CANCELLATION:THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO HURRICANE SANDY.
The talk, in the Sanford School of Public Policy’s Fleishman Commons, is free and open to the public.
Huntsman will discuss with public policy professor Philip Bennett the domestic policy challenges facing the next administration.
During Huntsman's tenure as governor, from 2005 to 2009, Utah was named by the Pew Center on the States as the “Best Managed State in America.”
From 1993 to 2001, Huntsman was an executive in the family-owned Huntsman Corp., a global chemical company. He is chairman of Huntsman Cancer Foundation, which serves the needs of cancer patients and their families with research, education and treatment at the University of Utah.
Huntsman served as U.S. Ambassador to mainland China and Singapore under presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush. He has held positions in the administrations of four presidents and was a candidate for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.
Bennett is the Eugene C. Patterson Professor of the Practice of Journalism and Public Policy at Duke. He is also the managing editor of FRONTLINE, the public affairs television series broadcast on PBS. Previously, Bennett was the managing editor of The Washington Post.
The Terry Sanford Distinguished Lecture is presented by the Sanford School. Event parking is available in the public policy lot on Science Drive.
Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. The event also can be viewed online at ustream.tv/Duke-University.