Event Details

President Bill Clinton President Bill Clinton will deliver a Keynote Address at Temple University's Liacouras Center. The event is hosted by the Temple Law Foundation, a group founded in 1959 to promote excellence at Temple’s Beasley School of Law, and will launch the Foundation's new annual guest lecture series benefiting student scholarships and the Barrack Public Interest Fellowship Program.

President Clinton is the ninth U.S. President to visit Temple University. Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lyndon B. Johnson, Jimmy Carter, and Harry S. Truman all visited the University while in office; Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard M. Nixon, John F. Kennedy, and, most recently, President Barack Obama visited prior to their presidencies. President Clinton will be the first to visit Temple in his post-presidency years.

Notice to current Temple University undergraduate students: The Temple Law Foundation has made complimentary tickets available for "The Keynote address by President Bill Clinton" on April 10, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Liacouras Center. The tickets are now available for pick up at the Liacouras Center during normal box office hours (Monday-Friday, 10am-5:30pm). Students will need to show a valid Temple I.D. to pick up a ticket for the event. Tickets are assigned seating so if you would like to sit next to another student during the event, you must pick up your ticket at the same time. The student tickets will be available on a first come first serve basis.

For information about additional opportunities or seating availability, contact:
The Liacouras Center (liacourascenter.com | 1-800-298-4200), or
Colleen Uhniat (colleen.uhniat@temple.edu

Speaker Profile

President Bill Clinton William Jefferson Clinton was the first Democratic president in six decades to be elected twice – first in 1992 and then in 1996. Under his leadership, the country enjoyed the strongest economy in a generation and the longest economic expansion in U.S. history, including the creation of more than 22 million jobs.

After leaving the White House, President Clinton established the Clinton Foundation with the mission to improve global health, strengthen economies, promote health and wellness, and protect the environment.

In addition to his Foundation work, President Clinton has served as the top United Nations envoy for the Indian Ocean tsunami recovery effort and as the UN Special Envoy to Haiti. Today, the Clinton Foundation is supporting economic growth, capacity building, and education in Haiti.

President Clinton was born on August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas. He and his wife Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton have one daughter, Chelsea, and live in Chappaqua, New York.

Event Committee

Co-Chairs:

Len Barrack
JoAnne Epps
Grant Rawdin
Governor Ed Rendell

Cabinet:

Ken Jacobsen
Bennett Lomax
Thomas Paradise
David Sass
Murray Shusterman

Event Tickets

Tickets are now available. Click here for ticket information.

Accommodations

Discounted Rooms available the DoubleTree by Hilton Center City. Please call 1-800-222-8733 to book your discounted room today. Please reference "Law Foundation Lecture" when you reserve your room to obtain the discounted rate.

The hotel website is Philadelphia.DoubleTree.com.