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Are you in charge of finding a speaker for your organization, school group, church, special interest club or corporate training program?
Topics: Talks by the College's knowledgeable and engaging faculty can be arranged in these areas: education, history, business, science, health, technology, arts and letters, world issues and variety of topics under How To. Click on the appropriate category on the left to review the available speakers and their areas of expertise.
To arrange a speaker: An e-mail address and phone number are provided for you to contact the speaker directly. We suggest making contact at least three weeks in advance of your date, and you and the speaker can make all the arrangements directly. Be sure to ask about needed audiovisual equipment.
Cost: Speakers are free to community groups, but some request an honoraria from corporations and other organizations that normally compensate speakers.
Subjects not listed: If you cannot find what you are looking for, call the Office of Marketing and Communications at 630-637-5300 to discuss you needs. We will work with you to find a suitable speaker.
Professor Keating speaks to community
North Central Professor of History Ann Durkin Keating, co-editor of the highly acclaimed Encyclopedia of Chicago published in the fall of 2004 by the University of Chicago Press, is an expert on all things Chicago. In high demand as a speaker, she's shown here engaging a small crowd at Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville where she later signed copies of the Encyclopedia. She's only one of many North Central faculty happy to share their expertise.