The 2016 Charter Lecture, "Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe in an Age of Terrorism: A Conversation with Bill Perry and Sam Nunn," will feature Senator Sam Nunn, CEO of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, and William Perry, former U.S. Secretary of Defense. Perry will join the conversation via videoconference. Reception to follow.
The Charter Lecture Series, established in 1988, was named to honor the high ideals expressed in the 1785 Charter, which founded UGA a as the first chartered state university in the U.S. Charter lecturers are speakers who can reach out to the whole university community with ideas of general importance for a free society. This lecture is co-sponsored by the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost and the School of Public and International Affairs.