Dean’s Speaker Series

Hosted by Dean Doug Shackelford and the Frank H. Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, the Dean’s Speaker Series brings preeminent private and public sector leaders to UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. These nationally recognized experts offer students and the broader community insightful perspectives on a broad range of timely issues, and share the highlights, challenges and turning points of their individual career paths. These events are free and open to the public thanks to the generous support of the Archie K. Davis Endowment, but attendees are required to register.

Please contact Kenan Institute Events Coordinator Emily Schumacher ( for additional information regarding any of the Dean’s Speaker events.

Virtual Event: Dean’s Speaker Series — Darren Walker

Thursday January 14, 2021 • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Please join us for an exclusive conversation with the President of the Ford Foundation, Darren Walker on Thursday, Jan. 14. This virtual experience is part of the Dean’s Speaker Series, hosted by UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Dean Doug Shackelford. More