Category Archives: Symposium

Kurt Jefferson: The Self-Proclaimed ‘Traffic Director’ of the Symposium

Kurt Jefferson is the  assistant dean for global initiatives, the director of the Churchill Institute for Global Engagement, and a professor of transnational and international studies. PHOTO COURTESY OF WESTMINSTER COLLEGE.

Kurt Jefferson is the assistant dean for global initiatives, the director of the Churchill Institute for Global Engagement, and a professor of transnational and international studies. PHOTO COURTESY OF WESTMINSTER COLLEGE.

BY JIM MALVEN

STAFF WRITER

This past week’s Hancock Symposium was the sixth coordinated by Dr. Kurt Jefferson since he was appointed director of the Churchill Institute for Global Engagement in 2010. Read more

Homeland Security Sec. Jeh Johnson becomes first African American to give Green Lecture

Jeh Johnson gives his Green Foundation address in Champ Auditorium. PHOTO COURTESY OF WESTMINSTER COLLEGE.

Jeh Johnson gives his Green Foundation address in Champ Auditorium. PHOTO COURTESY OF WESTMINSTER COLLEGE.

BY COURTNEY GALLAGHER

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

United States Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson Wednesday became the first African-American to deliver a Green Foundation Lecture at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, where Winston Churchill delivered his famous “Iron Curtain” speech in 1946. Read more