David Axelrod, former senior advisor to President Barack Obama, will speak at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University on Tuesday, Oct. 15. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.
Axelrod’s presentation entitled “Witness to History: Leadership Lessons from a Presidential Advisor,” is part of the Bush School Distinguished Lecture Series. Former Bush School Acting Dean Andy Card will moderate a Q&A session following Axelrod’s remarks.
Axelrod is currently the director of the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago. He was a top political advisor to President Bill Clinton as well as campaign advisor to President Barack Obama during Obama’s successful run for President in 2008. He was appointed Senior Advisor to the President after the election, and served until 2011 when he became the senior strategist for Obama’s successful re-election campaign in 2012. Formerly a political writer for the Chicago Tribune, Axelrod began his career as a political consultant in 1985 and has been involved in state, local and national campaigns over the years.
Axelrod’s lecture is open to the public, but reservations are required by October 10 by calling the Bush School at 979-862-7974 or by email at Bushschoolevents@tamu.edu.
For more information contact: Mary Hein; 979-862-8007, firstname.lastname@example.org