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Boston College Citizen Seminar

Paul Grogan; Richard Hill; Ranch Kimball; Paul La Camera; University President William P. Leahy, SJ; Mayor Thomas Menino; J. Keith Motley; Thomas H. O'Connor; Linda Whitlock

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Format: Lecture & Panel Discussion

Length: 80 minutes

The 50th annual Boston College Citizens Seminar, established to bring together leaders from throughout the community to discuss Boston's most pressing economic and social challenges, opens with remarks by University President William P. Leahy, SJ, and Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino. University Historian Thomas H. O’Connor delivers the keynote speech, and a lifetime leadership award is presented to Richard D. Hill, the former chairman and CEO of BankBoston.

In the second half of the program, Boston Foundation president Paul Grogan introduces that organization's biennial report from the Boston Indicators Project, “Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: A Regional Wake–Up Call,” and then moderates a panel discussion on private sector leadership. The panelists are Ranch Kimball, secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Economic Development; Paul La Camera, president of WCVB-TV, Channel 5; J. Keith Motley, chancellor of the University of Massachusetts, Boston; and Linda Whitlock, president and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston.

The speakers are introduced by Frances Rivera, an anchor and reporter for WHDH-TV, Channel 7.

Presenter(s): Paul Grogan; Richard Hill; Ranch Kimball; Paul La Camera; University President William P. Leahy, SJ; Mayor Thomas Menino; J. Keith Motley; Thomas H. O'Connor; Linda Whitlock

Date: March 30, 2005

Location: Boston College Chief Executives' Club

Sponsor(s): Carroll School of Management; The Boston Foundation

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/citizens/

The information on this page is accurate as of March 2005