UMass Dartmouth will host a discussion on the legacy of U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy Monday, November 2, at 6 p.m., at UMass Dartmouth’s Claire T. Carney Library Stoico/FIRSTFED Foundation Grand Reading Room. The general public has been invited to hear about Senator Kennedy's bipartisan approach to address the major issues affecting Americans from two speakers who knew him well:
Gerry Kavanaugh, UMass Dartmouth Senior Vice Chancellor
Former Chief of Staff for U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy
Scott Ferson ’87,Principal, Liberty Square Group
Former Spokesperson for U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy
The Bipartisanship: The Kennedy Legacy discussion is the final part of a three part lecture series titled The Art of Discourse. Earlier this month, the University welcomed former Congressman Barney Frank for a discussion on the 2016 presidential race. More recently, Alumnus and New Bedford native William Hayden ’62, who serves as Managing Director of PNC Capital Markets, was on campus to discuss his career in public financing of capital projects.
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