Hesburgh Lecture Series
The Hesburgh Lecture Series continues with exciting speakers presenting topics that affect many in the world around us. Dates are being finalized with the University, please watch NDCD emails as well as check back with the website for updates.
Fall 2011 - Dr. Carolyn Woo on "Building Ethical Cultures: Can it Be Done?"
When: September 22, 2011
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Thursday, September 22, 2011
6-7 PM - Lecture
7-8 PM - Post-Lecture
Newman Center for the Performing Arts
University of Denver
2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Parking is available for a fee in the adjacent Newman Center parking garage.
They may also be street parking available, however many of the streets are
restricted to one hour parking only.
All members of the Denver community are invited and
encouraged to attend. Please feel free to invite others.
Please join our sponsors Notre Dame Club of
Denver, Notre Dame Alumni Association, University of Denver and Regis
University in welcoming Dr. Carolyn Y Woo, Martin J.
Gillen Dean and Ray and Milann Siegfried Professor in Entrepreneurial Studies,
Mendoza College of Business.
The topic of Dr. Woo's lecture will be: “Building Ethical Cultures,
Can it be Done?”.
Dr. Woo is currently the dean of the Mendoza College of Business at Notre
Dame and will serve as the President/CEO of Catholic Relief Services effective
January 2012. Dr. Woo is a distinguished speaker and has focused on ethics and
service throughout much of her academic career. Please join us in making her
visit to Denver and one of her last lectures as a Notre Dame a very special
The event is free, however registration is
required. To register, please click on the Registration button
at the top of the page.
For More Information:
Contact the Lecture Organizers:
Betsy Poell (Betsy.Poell@gmail.com)
Mike Fitzpatrick (firstname.lastname@example.org)
More About the Speaker:
Carolyn Yauyan Woo
Martin J. Gillen Dean and Ray and Milann
Siegfried Professor in Entrepreneurial Studies
Mendoza College of
University of Notre Dame.
Effective January 1,
President and CEO
Catholic Relief Services.
Dr. Woo assumed the deanship of the Mendoza College of Business at the
University of Notre Dame in 1997. The Mendoza College of Business, frequently
recognized as the leading business school in ethics education and research,
currently is ranked No. 1 for its undergraduate business program by Bloomberg
Businessweek for the second consecutive year. Previously, Dr. Woo served as
Associate Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at Purdue University.
She joined Purdue as assistant professor in 1981, became full professor in 1991
and directed the Professional Master's Programs in the Krannert School of
Management from 1993 to 1995.
Dr. Woo's research focuses on strategy, entrepreneurship and organizational
systems. She lectures regularly on individual integrity, ethical systems and
corporate citizenship. Dean Woo received the International Council for Small
Business Distinguished Scholar Award, Best Paper Award (Entrepreneurship
Division, Academy of Management, 1991, 1992) and the Salgo-Noren Award for
Outstanding Teaching in the Master's Programs. In 1997, she was inducted into
the Order of the Griffin by Purdue University for service and commitment. In
1998, Change, a publication of the American Association for Higher Education,
named Dr. Woo one of 40 Young Leaders of the Academy. Dr. Woo received the 2002
Excellence Award for Education from the Asian American Alliance and the 2003
John S. Day Distinguished Alumni Academic Service Award from Purdue University.
She holds honorary doctorates from the University of St. Francis, Lewis
University and Providence College. She was elected Chair of the AACSB
International, the global accreditation body for business schools in 2002. The
Mendoza College was recognized in 2010 by Catholic Charities USA with a
Centennial Medal for its contribution in providing service to the poor.
Dr. Woo is married to David E. Bartkus and they have two sons, Ryan and
Justin, who are both Notre Dame graduates.