Former White House chief of staff to speak on leadership during crisis


By Allyssa Schoonover

The Honorable Andrew H. Card, Jr., the former the White House Chief of Staff for President George W. Bush, will be speaking at Baylor for part of Academic Honors Week.

His lecture is titled “Leading in a Time of Crisis.” It will cover the events of Sept. 11 and his actions on that day. The lecture is being held in the foyer of Armstrong Browning Library.

Baylor is in the midst of Academic Honors Week, a time to celebrate the hard-working honors students at Baylor.

As a part of this week, the Honors College will sponsor the 20th annual Laura Blanche Jackson Memorial Lectureship in World Issues at 7 p.m Thursday. It is free and open to the public.

This lecture is a part of the Honors College’s 22nd annual Academic Honors week. In addition to the lecture on Thursday, Academic Honors week both celebrates and recognizes honors students from many different departments said Petra Carey, coordinator of communications for the Honors College.

Several outstanding honors students will be recognized at the convocation on Friday afternoon. It will include a piano performance by Moscow junior Alex Kostadinov and a keynote speaker Victor Boutros, a human trafficking prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice. He will speak on great ambition.

Finally the Cornelia Marschall Smith Outstanding Professor of the Year Award will be given to conclude the convocation.