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James B. Stewart '73 to Present Keynote Speech at First-Ever Governance Summit

September 23, 2005

james b. stewart discourse 2.jpgSeptember 23, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - James B. Stewart, Pulitzer Prize-winning financial reporter and author and 1973 graduate of DePauw University, will be a keynote speaker at the Governance Summit. Described as "a first-of-its- kind leadership event for corporate directors and chief executive officers," the event will take place in Dana Point, California, October 26-29.

"Some 100 directors and CEO's will gather to explore best practices in governance as boards move beyond compliance to create real-world strategies for ensuring shareholder value," notes an item at Yahoo! Finance. "The format will utilize case studies rather than the usual lecture-type presentation. Attendees will participate in working sessions james stewart 2-16-2005.jpgwith featured speakers to discuss and develop best practices."

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Tuesday, James B. Stewart was announced as one of eight finalists for the inaugural Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award for DisneyWar. Learn more in this previous story. Stewart, who chair's DePauw's Board of Trustees, is editor-at-large of SmartMoney magazine. His other books include Blood Sport and Heart of a Soldier.