R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues

Featuring Cokie Roberts


Political commentator Cokie Roberts was the featured speaker at the 23rd R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues on Sept. 13, 2016. Watch her presentation, “Insider’s View of the 2016 Presidential Election” by clicking on the video above.

About Cokie Roberts 

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About the R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues

Missouri Western inaugurated the R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues program in 1993, under the presidency of Dr. Janet Gorman Murphy. The program was started as part of an overall commitment to offer enriching experiences to students while bringing together the college and community. The Convocation is held in honor of R. Dan Boulware, former president of the Board of Regents.

Below is the list of Convocation speakers:

  • 1993 Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
  • 1994 Jeane Kirkpatrick
  • 1995 Cancelled (Colin Powell)
  • 1996 David McCullough
  • 1997 Colin Powell
  • 1998 Bill Bradley
  • 1999 Jerry Linenger
  • 2000 Patricia Schroeder
  • 2001 Daniel Schorr
  • 2002 Joseph Nye
  • 2003 David Gergen
  • 2004 Bob Woodward
  • 2005 J C Watts
  • 2006 Steve Forbes
  • 2007 Sam Donaldson
  • 2008 James Carville & Mary Matalin
  • 2009 Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
  • 2010 Newt Gingrich
  • 2011 Thomas Friedman
  • 2012 T. Boone Pickens
  • 2013 Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • 2014 Douglas Brinkley
  • 2015 Tom Ridge
  • 2016 Cokie Roberts
Convocation Luncheon Info

2017 Information Coming Soon!

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your spot.