Former UN official to speak at TU


THOMASVILLE — Thomas University will host a public lecture next month through the Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellows Program.

Speaking at the lecture will be Rodney Bent, former director of the United Nations Secretary-General’s office in Washington.

The event will be held at Smith-Bonvillian Hall on TU’s Forbes campus on Monday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Prior to his work with the UN, Bent also served as a senior executive advisor in the U.S. State Department and at Booz Allen Hamilton and was former deputy CEO and acting CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation.

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Bent will also meet with with different groups of students throughout the week of Feb. 24-28. A more detailed schedule will become available within the next several weeks.

The WWVF program is part of the Council of Independent Colleges.

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