President's Distinguished Lecture Series

A Lecture Series Designed by K-State's University Distinguished Professors

The President's Distinguished Lecture Series at Kansas State University features the world's greatest minds — scholars of national and international stature from across the range of human endeavor.

In sharing their knowledge, insights and research with the university community, these distinguished lecturers advance the Next-Gen K-State vision, helping to set the standard for inspiring learning, creativity, discovery and engagement that positively impacts society and transforms lives in Kansas and around the world.

2024-2025 Upcoming Lectures
The President's Distinguished Lecturers Committee is currently selecting the first lecture of the 2024-2025 academic year. Check back soon for the announcement and details!
Anderson Hall

Learn details about the President's Distinguished Lecture Series, including lecture frequency, formats (high-level versus discipline deep-dive) and more.

Past Lecturer Dr. Randy Schekman

View past lectures and details on the lecturers who have already enriched learning experiences at Kansas State University.

Meet the Committee

Meet the committee of University Distinguished Professors selecting your 2024-2025 lecturers.

View the Committee Members