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Susan Rice and John Bolton sit with the moderators to discuss issues in leather chairs on top of a rug in Langford Auditorium

‘I just don’t understand using the fact of a pre-clearance process as a fact not to be forthcoming’: former National Security Advisors Susan Rice and John Bolton discuss impeachment testimony, foreign policy and more at Chancellor’s Lecture Series event

February 20, 2020

After serving as National Security Advisors to various presidential administrations, Rice and Bolton came to Langford Auditorium, speaking to a sold-out house about their experiences in the role and weighing in on future implications of foreign policy decisions.

Rice sat down for an interview with The Hustler before the CLS event Wednesday.

Q&A: Former National Security Advisor Susan Rice answered questions on presidential pressure, the travel ban and congressional war powers

February 20, 2020

The Hustler sat down with the Obama-era official prior to her appearance in the CLS talk alongside John Bolton.

Langford Auditorium, where most Chancellor's Lecture Series events are held.

America Ferrera lecture cancelled

February 14, 2020

‘Unforeseen circumstances’ cause America Ferrera to cancel her Feb. 17 visit to campus, planned as part of the Chancellor's Lecture Series.

Langford Auditorium, where the Chancellor's Lecture Series events are usually held.

America Ferrera, John Bolton, Susan Rice and Anderson Cooper to speak at Chancellor’s Lecture Series this spring

January 12, 2020

Hosted by Interim Chancellor Susan R. Wente, this spring’s lecture series focuses on opening dialogue about our increasingly connected world.

From left to right, Jon Meacham, Amanda Little, Steven Pinker and Carl Zimmer on stage at Langford Auditorium Dec. 3.

Q&A with Steven Pinker, Carl Zimmer and Amanda Little

December 5, 2019

The Hustler met with all three speakers of the Dec. 3 Chancellor Lecture Series event

Student protesters held signs referring to Pinker's  history of ties to Jeffrey Epstein.

Students protest Steven Pinker’s visit in front of Langford Auditorium

December 5, 2019

15 students attended protest over Pinker’s connections to Jeffrey Epstein

Langford Auditorium, where most Chancellor's Lecture Series events are held.

UPDATED: Petition gathers signatures in opposition to psychologist Steven Pinker’s upcoming visit to campus

December 2, 2019

Pinker’s history of ties to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein have led some students to petition the university to reconsider his invitation to speak on campus.

Gore's non-profit The Climate Reality Project led the campaign '24 Hours of Reality.'

Q&A with Former Vice President Al Gore

November 21, 2019

Vice President Al Gore presents ‘24 Hours of Reality’ climate crisis keynote Nov. 20 in partnership with the Chancellor's Lecture Series

Pulitzer Prize-Winning historian Doris Kearn Goodwin on stage at Langford Auditorium with fellow Pulitzer Prize-Winning historian and Vanderbilt professor Jon Meacham on Nov. 3, 2019 (Photo by Emily Gonçalves)

Historian Doris Kearn Goodwin speaks for Chancellor Lecture Series

November 3, 2019

In a visit to Vanderbilt for the Chancellor’s Lecture Series, Goodwin talked leadership and politics with Professor Jon Meacham.

George Takei on stage at Langford Auditorium. (Photo by Truman McDaniel)

Q&A with actor and activist George Takei

October 4, 2019

George Takei came to Vanderbilt on Oct. 2 as a part of a Chancellor’s Lecture Series event entitled “...

Terry Crews on stage at Langford Auditorium. Photo by Mattigan Kelly.

Q&A with Terry Crews, actor and leading advocate for healthier culture around gender

September 11, 2019

Terry Crews came to Vanderbilt Sept. 9 to discuss his personal journey to becoming a champion for women a...

Langford Auditorium, where the Chancellor's Lecture Series events are usually held.

Terry Crews, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, George Takei to speak at Chancellor’s Lecture Series among other thought leaders and cultural influencers

September 5, 2019

Vanderbilt students will have the chance to hear notable speakers through this fall's Chancellor's Lectur...