Lectures and Seminars
Bringing a world of business ideas and experience to campus.
Each semester, the Lerner College’s lectures, seminars and conferences – most of which are open to the public – give students the opportunity to learn from the brightest minds in business and business education.
Chaplin Tyler Executive Leadership Lecture Series
The Chaplin Tyler Executive Leadership Lecture Series brings leaders from the business, non-profit and government sectors to the University of Delaware campus to share their experiences and insights with students, faculty and the business community. Several times each year, the Lerner College’s Graduate and Executive Programs office invites these leaders to spend a day engaging in an open exchange of ideas and perspectives.
The series, which is supported by the Chaplin Tyler Endowment Fund, is dedicated to the memory of Chap and Elizabeth Tyler, their commitment to education and their determination to help young people achieve success in the business world.
Hutchinson Lecture Series
The Hutchinson Lecture in Macroeconomics, which is sponsored annually by the Department of Economics, was established in 1990 to honor the distinguished academic career of the late Harry D. Hutchinson, a professor of economics who taught at UD from 1959-89.
Each year a distinguished scholar and policy-maker is invited to present the Hutchinson Lecture in the spring semester. Recent speakers include Alice Rivlin, William Poole, and Donald Kohn.
John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance Conferences and Symposia
The John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance brings together professionals in corporate governance, law and accounting for conferences and symposia on the industry’s most critical issues. At events such as The Auditing Committee of the Future and the annual Corporate Governance Seminars, guests like Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery, executive director of the Center for Audit Quality Cindy Fornelli; Glenn Booraem, Principal and Fund Controller, Vanguard; and several Securities and Exchange Commission executives collaborate with CEOs, directors, experts, students and audience members to improve and build the future of corporate governance.
W.L. Gore Lecture Series in Management Science
The W.L. Gore Lecture Series in Management Science, which is sponsored by an endowment from the Gore family, features experts in the application of probability, statistics, and experimental design to decision making, including applications in academia, business, government, engineering, and medicine.
The lecture series recognizes the key role that the fields of probability, statistics, and experimental design have played in the success of W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. The inaugural lecture in this series was given in March 2011.
Institute for Financial Services Analytics Seminars
The Institute for Financial Services Analytics (IFSA) is the result of a collaboration between the University of Delaware and JPMorgan Chase. The new Ph.D. program in Financial Services Analytics (FSAN) is part of IFSA. The Ph.D. in FSAN is a cross-disciplinary program offered by the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and the College of Engineering.
See the IFSA Events Calendar page for more information.
Department of Economics Seminars
The Department of Economics sponsors two regular seminars – the Seminar in Economic Theory and the Seminar in Applied Economics. Speakers include both department faculty and well-known scholars from other universities. Both seminars are open to the public.
See the Seminar Schedule page for more information or contact Prof. David Stockman.
Department of Hospitality Business Management Paul Wise Executive in Residence Speaker Series
The Paul E. Wise Executive in Residence speakers series, named in honor of HBM founder Paul Wise, was established by the department in 2006-07 to bring prominent industry professionals and executives to campus and to inspire HRIM students early in their careers.