Jerry O. Williams '61 - Convocation, Feb. 10, 1989, "After DePauw, Then What?" Mr. Williams reflects on his career in business, including becoming the first African-American to be president of a Fortune 500 company, and provides advice on managing a career.
William J. Bennett - Convocation, Oct. 6, 1988, "Comments on the Challenge to American Education." Mr. Bennett served as Secretary of Education from 1985 to 1988 under President Ronald Reagan. He also held the post of Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy under George H. W. Bush.
Robert MacNeil - April 7, 1989, "The Liberal Arts and World Leadership." Mr. MacNeil was a novelist, journalist and news anchor, best known for his role on the show, "The MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour," broadcast on PBS.
Elie Wiesel - September 21, 1989, "Building a Moral Society." Author, Nobel Peace Prize winner and Holocaust survivor.