The Patrick O’Meara International Lecture by The Honorable Jon M. Huntsman Jr.
Governor Jon M. Huntsman Jr. began his career in public service as a staff assistant to President Ronald Reagan. He has since served four U.S. presidents in critical roles around the world, including Ambassador to Singapore, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Asia, U.S. Trade Ambassador, and most recently, U.S. Ambassador to China.
Twice elected as Utah’s governor, Jon Huntsman brought about strong economic reforms, tripled the state’s rainy day fund, and helped bring unemployment rates to historic lows. During his tenure, Utah was named the best managed state in America and the best state in which to do business.
He currently serves as the chairman of the Atlantic Council and co-founder and honorary co-chair of No Labels, as well as serving on the boards of Ford Motor Company, Caterpillar Corporation, Chevron Corporation, Huntsman Corporation, the U.S. Naval Academy Foundation, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Patrick O’Meara has been Indiana University’s ambassador to the world. As a faculty member in the Department of Political Science and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Director of the African Studies Program, Dean of International Programs, and IU’s first Vice President for International Affairs, O’Meara has greatly expanded the range and depth of international activities at IU. The Patrick O’Meara International Lecture celebrates O’Meara’s service to IU and continues his legacy of enriching IU’s international engagement by bringing international thinkers and scholars of note to the campus.
This event is free and open to the public.
No RSVP or tickets are required.
Live-streamed and archived video of the event will be available at https://broadcast.iu.edu/.
For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for International Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org.