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The Landon Lecture Series
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Manhattan, KS 66506

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The Landon Lecture Series

Kansas State University is home to the Landon Lecture Series, one of the nation's most prestigious and well-known lectures. Several times a year, global leaders share insight on the Landon Lecture stage. Inaugurated in 1966 by former K-State President James A. McCain, the lecture series is a tribute to the late Alfred M. Landon, a former Kansas governor and distinguished political leader. Speakers have included current and former U.S. presidents, world leaders, Supreme Court justices, CEOs and many other prominent figures.

Upcoming lectures

All lectures are free and open to the public — no tickets required. Find directions to campus or view the Manhattan campus map to find lecture locations and visitor parking.

Martin Baron, executive editor for the Washington Post

10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017
Forum Hall, K-State Student Union

Recent Lectures

Dr. Temple Grandin

Author, world-renowned autism spokesperson, consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior and professor of animal science at Colorado State University
Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016

Navy Adm. Cecil Haney

Outgoing commander of the U.S. Strategic Command
Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

Higher Education Panel of Kansas State University Alumni

Lt. Gen. Robert Caslen Jr., David Hall and Bud Peterson
September 26, 2016

Wes Bush

CEO of Northrop Grumman
September 6, 2016