Insights, a faculty lecture and dinner series created by the Office of Alumni Relations, offers an exceptional opportunity for members of the alumni community to partake in informative, thought-provoking discussions revolving around the knowledge, excellence, and achievement of gifted faculty and university research.
Each Insights evening we will bring you award-winning and nationally recognized faculty engaging you in a discourse from multiple disciplines. After a presentation and sit-down dinner, you will be able to network with fellow alumni and guests at a dessert reception.
Fall 2011 Insights Schedule
The Presidential Election of 2012: Perspectives on an Historic Contest
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The Northeastern Club of Boston
1 Federal Street, 38th Floor
William Crotty, Thomas P. O’Neill Chair in Public Life; Professor, Department of Political Science, College of Social Sciences and Humanities
With the 2012 elections quickly approaching there are many candidates looking to fill the presidential seat next year. But the remaining question is, who actually has a chance? Professor Crotty will review Barack Obama’s presidency and his positioning in the electorate going into the 2012 primaries and caucuses. He will also look at the Republican field of candidates with an emphasis on major and most likely nominees and the issue agendas they will present to the voters.
$40 per individual (includes a lecture and dinner for one)
$64 per couple (includes a lecture and dinner for two)
$25 per young alumnus/a (class of 2001 - 2011; includes a lecture and dinner for one)
$5 of your total event fee will benefit The Northeastern Fund.