Tag: Mary Louise Smith Chair

Fall 2000 – Carole Simpson

*On October 5, 2000, Carole Simpson presented the lecture “Challenges in Broadcast Journalism.” A television broadcaster for more than 20 years and the first African-American woman to anchor a major network newscast, Carole Simpson anchored ABC’s “World News Tonight Sunday” from 1988 to 2003. She retired from ABC in 2006 to become a leader-in-residence at … Continue reading Fall 2000 – Carole Simpson

Fall 1997 – Ruth Mandel

*On October 6, 1997, Ruth Mandel presented the lecture “Women’s Progress in Politics.” Mandel has served as the director of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University since 1995, where she has also held a faculty appointment as Board of Governors Professor of Politics. From 1971 through 1994, Mandel served as director of Eagleton’s … Continue reading Fall 1997 – Ruth Mandel