About the Salem State Series
Founded in 1982 as one of the first high-profile speaker series in the country, the Salem State Series has hosted countless world leaders, artists, athletes, and intellectuals on its suburban North Shore campus. Annually, thousands of patrons come to Salem State to hear what Series speakers have to say on a wide variety of subjects.
A self-supporting community enrichment program presented through the generous and dedicated support of corporate and individual sponsors alike, the Series is but one facet of the university’s progressive public education mission.
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As a sponsor, you will enjoy valuable interaction with key change-makers in the greater Boston community and the world, while receiving valuable marketing benefits and exclusive access to our speakers.
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Salem State Series Information
2020 Series Sponsors
2019 Series Sponsors
Paul Farmer, MD, PhD, chief strategist and co-founder, Partners In Health, moderated by Mallika Marshall, MD, health reporter, WBZ-TV Boston
Bobby Valentine and Peter Gammons
Ted Kennedy Jr.
Dr. Deepak Chopra
Bob and Lee Woodruff
George F. Will
Cal Ripken Jr.
President George H.W. Bush and Natalie Jacobson
Robert Redford and Joyce Kulhawik
Jack and Suzy Welch and Anne Driscoll ’76
Christopher Reeve and Dr. Robin Cook
Dr. Christiane Northrup
Jamling Norgay and Peter Hillary
Dr. Jane Goodall
Mia Hamm and Dale Arnold
The Motley Fool
Bill Russell and Mike Lynch
President William Jefferson Clinton
Sebastian Junger and Linda Greenlaw
Walter Cronkite and Natalie Jacobson
Mary Matalin and James Carville
Colin L. Powell
Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu
Mary Higgins Clark
President George H.W. Bush
C. Everett Koop
Thomas “Tip” O’Neill
Reverend Jesse Jackson
President Jimmy Carter
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Howard K. Smith
President Gerald Ford
News about the recent Series:
CW69 News Atlanta: WBZ’s Dr. Mallika Marshall moderates Salem State Series on Coronavirus
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