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New U. of I. president to deliver lecture on leadership April 11

Mark Reutter, Business & Law Editor


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — B. Joseph White, the president of the University of Illinois, will deliver the 2005 Leighton Lecture at 4:30 p.m. April 11 (Monday) in 141 Wohlers Hall, 1206 S. Sixth St., Champaign.

The title of his talk is “Leadership, Integrity and Credibility: Lost and Found.” White became president and the James Towey Professor of Business and Leadership at the Illinois College of Business in February.

He had been the Wilbur J. Pierpont Collegiate Professor at the University of Michigan and was the dean of the Michigan Business School for 10 years beginning in 1991.

In addition to his academic experience, White served seven years as a vice president at Cummins Engine Co.

The Leighton Lecture is free and open to the public.