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The Landon Lecture Series

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Linda Cook, Chair
Grant Hill, Coordinator

110 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Dr., North
Manhattan, KS 66506


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

Please check back soon for our upcoming lectures! 

While you wait, please enjoy listening to our most recent Landon Lecture with Juan Manuel Santos, Former President of Colombia and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

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.

Recent Lectures

Alan Murray

CEO of Fortune
September 27, 2019

Michael Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State
September 6, 2019

Sonny Perdue

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
November 1, 2018

Jerry Moran

U.S. Senator, Kansas
September 11, 2018

Joyce Banda

Former president of Malawi
January 29, 2018