20th Annual Dr. Jerzy Hauptmann
Distinguished Guest Lecture
Wednesday, April 4, 2012,
Kansas City (Mo.)
Public Library Central Library
14 W. 10th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
For early registration, call Kecia Holland at Park University's Hauptmann School for
Public Affairs, (816) 559-5646. After March 26, register at the Kansas City Public
Library website, www.kclibrary.org.
THE LECTURE IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Presented by: Park University
Co-Sponsors: The Kansas City (Mo.) Public Library, the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration and the Mid-America Regional Council
DR. WALTER D. BROADNAX
Distinguished Professor of Public Administration at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University
Topic: “Leadership Challenges
for the Presidency:
A World of Opportunities and Hazards”
Broadnax will examine the institution of the presidency, and he will explore the following questions:
- Does presidential leadership exist? What is the current state of executive power?
- What are the lingering effects of the current financial crisis on the presidency?
- What are the prospects for the 2012 presidential election?
Walter D. Broadnax, Ph.D., is a distinguished professor of public administration at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University. Previously, Broadnax was president of Clark Atlanta University, and prior to his term at CAU, he served as dean of the School of Public Affairs at American University in Washington, D.C., and as professor of public policy and management at the University of Maryland, where he also directed the Bureau of Governmental Research.
For a six-year period from 1981 to 1987, Broadnax was a faculty member at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, and from 1993 to 1996, he was the deputy secretary and chief operating officer of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
About the Dr. Jerzy Hauptmann Distinguished Guest Lecture Series and a list of previous lecturers