Vicente Fox will speak at Honors Convocation Thursday

vFox Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico, will be the featured speaker at this year’s Honors Convocation, 11 a.m. Thursday, April 3 in Ed Landreth Auditorium. Classes are suspended between 11 a.m. and noon, enabling the entire campus community to attend. The event is free and open to the public.

His topic will be “Celebrating Global Leadership.” Fox served as president of Mexico from 2000 to 2006 and later served as co-president of the Centrist Democrat International. Through his political connections, many former international heads of state were brought to campus for the Fox Forum of World Leaders in the past few years.

Also on the Convocation program will be music by the TCU Symphony conducted by Germán Gutiérrez, University organist Joe Butler and Honors student Philip Antinone. Always a highlight of the event is the announcement of “Honors Professor of the Year.”

Honors Week celebrates student research and creativity, highlighting daily presentations by students in the John V. Roach Honors College, AddRan College of Liberal Arts, College of Communication, College of Education, College of Fine Arts, College of Science & Engineering, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences and M.J. Neeley School of Business.