Chancellor’s Distinguished Lecture Series

A Lecture Series Featuring Renowned Leaders

In fall 2020, Chancellor Dutta launched the Chancellor’s Distinguished Lecture Series. The series brings prominent experts to the UM-Flint campus and community for thought-provoking presentations on the compelling issues of our times. All presentations are free and open to the public to attend.

Edie Goldenberg

College Students and Civic Engagement

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Edie Goldenberg, PhD, is a professor of public policy and political science at the University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Voter turnout among college students is one of Dr. Goldenberg’s primary research interests, and she will share her expertise in this area as the third speaker in the Chancellor’s Distinguished Lecture Series. RSVP



Dianne Harris

Access & the 21st Century University

Dianne Harris, PhD is a senior program officer at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation who will bring her perspective on access as a key issue currently facing higher education.

Dianne Harris Lecture – February 4, 2021




Chancellor Emeritus Charlie Nelms

Collaborating for Success:

The Role of Urban Universities, Foundations, and Corporations in Community Revitalization

Chancellor Emeritus Charlie Nelms, EdD, a renowned leader in education, author, and public speaker, returns to the UM-Flint community to deliver an inspiring message.

Chancellor Emeritus Lecture – October 19, 2020