Discover how studying humanities impacted Cleveland-area CEOs

Humanities@Work CEO panel flyerThe Baker-Nord Center for Humanities will hold a panel discussion for undergraduate students Monday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. in Clark Hall, Room 206. This Humanities@Work event will feature Cleveland-area CEOs, who will discuss how studying the humanities influenced their careers.

The panel will feature:

  • Marc S. Byrnes (Williams College, ’76) majored in history. He is former CEO and current chairman of Oswald Companies, one of the nation’s largest independent insurance brokerage and risk management firms.
  • Frank Sullivan (University of North Carolina, ’83) majored in English. He is chairman and CEO of RPM International Inc., a Fortune 1,000 company whose subsidiaries are world leaders in specialty coatings, sealants, building materials and related services.
  • Elizabeth Newman (Brown University ’00) majored in English and American literature. She is president and CEO of the Centers for Families and Children, one of the oldest and largest nonprofit organizations in Northeast Ohio.
  • Ronald B. Richard (Washington University, ‘78) majored in history. He is president and CEO of the Cleveland Foundation, established in 1914 as the world’s first community foundation.

Refreshments will be served at this event.

Registration is available online.