Austin College celebrates the life of Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, who died March 23.
Albright was the College’s 2002 Chair of Excellence in International Leadership, visiting campus, speaking to a large audience, and meeting with students.
The Chair of Excellence in International Leadership was an early element of the College’s Leadership Institute and a precursor to the Austin College Leadership Award.
Chair holders included:
- Dr. Oscar Arias, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Former President of Costa Rica
- U.S. General (Ret.) and Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell
- Former Secretary of State James Baker
- Habitat for Humanity Founder Millard Fuller
- Journalists and Authors Cokie and Steve Roberts
- Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright
- Former President George H.W. Bush
- Former Prime Minister of Canada The Right Honorable Kim Campbell
- Movie Producer and Director Peter Bogdanovich