Lugar Lecture Series

Upcoming Events

Here are just a few notable lecturers from past years: 
  • Madeleine Albright, Secretary of State
  • Sen. Olympia Snowe
  • Christopher R. Hill, Assistant Secretary of State
  • Richard C. Holbrooke, Ambassador
About the Series 

The series was established by donations to the Golden Anniversary Fund at the 50th reunion of the class of 1954 in honor of their distinguished classmate, Former Senator Richard G. Lugar (R-Ind.).

Series Archives

2016 - 2017

Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta (87492)
April 19, 2017

The Lugar Lecture Series presents former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.

2015 - 2016

Sen. Richard Lugar ’54 and Sen. Bob Graham: ‘Political Polarization’ (66342)
April 13, 2016

The Lugar Symposium with Senator Richard Lugar '54 and Senator Bob Graham on "Political Polarization."

2014 - 2015

Robert Gates (38358)
April 23, 2015

Denison University's Lugar Symposium welcomes Robert Gates, the 22nd secretary of defense.

2012 - 2013

Senator Olympia Snowe
Senator Olympia Snowe
April 18, 2013

2010 - 2011

Secretary Madeleine Albright
Secretary Madeleine Albright
April 14, 2011

2008 - 2009

Ambassador Christopher Hill
Ambassador Christopher Hill
October 23, 2008

2007 - 2008

Ambassador Richard Holbrooke
Ambassador Richard Holbrooke
April 17, 2008

2005 - 2006

Senator Sam Nunn
Senator Sam Nunn
October 13, 2005