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tATE LECTURE SERIES

The Tate Lecture Series is in its 35th season at Southern Methodist University. For 35 years, it has brought some of the most influential politicians, philanthropists and successful world-changers to campus to encourage and provoke our future world-changers. 

Lectures begin at 8 p.m. on the evening they are scheduled.

Students who are interested in going to the lecture should meet in the basement of McFarlin Auditorium at 7 p.m.

 

Student Foundation provides ushers for every lecture.

Spring 2017 Schedule

January 31: Angela Duckworth, professor and psychologist, author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

March 7: Brandon Stanton, creator of the popular blog Humans of New York and New York Times bestselling author

April 4: Indra Nooyi, chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, global food and beverage company with $63 billion in revenue

May 2: Alan Alda, former star of M*A*S*H and The West Wing who also donates his time and money to science

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2017 tate committee

Tate Chair - Cameron Farr

Head Usher - Hunter Kolon

Head Usher - Kyle Baker

Head of Marketing - Avery Hinson

Vice President of Programming - Anna Bender