Named Lectures

The Rockefeller Center is fortunate to have a number of endowments that support named lectures and provides the opportunity to invite to campus prominent policy makers, distinguished scholars, and political figures. These special events provide a forum for stimulating ideas and engaging conversation with faculty, staff, and students from across campus and members of the community.

Fahim Abed

Bernard D. Nossiter '47 Lecture

Established by the Nossiter family in 1994 in honor of Bernard D. Nossiter '47 and his contributions to journalism, the fund supports lectures by Harvard University's Nieman Fellows to be held at Dartmouth College under the auspices of the Rockefeller Center.

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Brooks Family Lecture Series

Established in 1990 by Babert V. (Dexter) Brooks '47 of Westport, CT in order to "foster a balanced discussion on campus of national and international issues."

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Chris Sununu
Portman Lecture with Orvis Executives

Portman Lecture in the Spirit of Entrepreneurship

The Portman Entrepreneurial Leadership Fund was established in 2004 by William C. Portman '45 Tu'47, together with Robert J. Portman '78, William C. Portman III Tu'81, and Virginia Portman Amis and supports the Portman Lectures in the Spirit of Entrepreneurship.

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