Friday, February 5, 2010
CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER - General Petraeus To Speak At Carnegie Mellon
11 February, 4:30pm, McConomy Auditorium
General David H. Petraeus, commander of the United States Central Command since 2008, will speak at Carnegie Mellon at the invitation of the International Relations and Politics and Humanities Scholars programs.
His talk, "Update from the CENTCOM Commander," will be open to the university community through a simulcast in McConomy Auditorium, University Center (UC). Tickets can be picked up at the UC Information Desk beginning at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9. A Carnegie Mellon ID is required to obtain a ticket (one per person on a first-come, first-served basis) and must also be presented on Thursday at the simulcast. The lecture also will be webcast. A link to the webcast will be available on 11 February. Webast [Link]
General Petraeus is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. He subsequently earned an M.P.A. and Ph.D. in international relations from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and he later served as an assistant professor of international relations at the U.S. Military Academy. General Petraeus is a highly decorated member of the military, and has earned many national and international honors and awards.
By: Cheryl M. Hays Secretary, Board of Trustees Director, President's Office