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Clough Colloquium

The Clough Colloquium was established through the generosity of Charles I. Clough ’64 and Gloria L. Clough, MDiv’90, MS’96. Chuck’s vision for the Colloquium was to introduce members of the BC Community to persons of high ethical standards who had become leaders in their respective fields. Through these speaking programs students, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff would be exposed to first-hand knowledge of what it means to truly lead. Our goal is to offer these opportunities twice yearly, pulling leaders from all fields and backgrounds. Prominent Clough Colloquium guests have included Gov. Jon Hunstman and Andrew Ross Sorkin, author of Too Big to Fail.

Past Speakers

Photo of Ambassador Karen Hughes

Ambassador Karen Hughes
Former Counselor to
President George W. Bush
and Under Secretary of State
for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs


Photo of Former Prime Minister of Greece George Papandreou

Prime Minister
George Papandreou
Member of Greek Parliament
President of Socialist International
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Photo of Governor Deval L. Patrick

Deval L. Patrick
Former Governor of Massachusetts
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Photo of John King

John King
CNN Chief National Correspondent
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Photo of Mayor Thomas Menino

Thomas Menino
Former Mayor of Boston
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Photo of Edward Davis

Edward Davis
40th Police Commissioner of Boston
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Photo of Governor Tom Ridge

Governor Tom Ridge
First Office of Homeland Security Advisor
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Photo of Felipe Calderón, 56th President of Mexico

President Felipe Calderón
56th President of Mexico
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Photo of Major Russell Lewis MC (PARA)

Russell Lewis MC

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Photo of Governor Jon Huntsman

Jon Huntsman
Former two-term Governor of Utah, U.S. Ambassador to China and Singapore
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Photo of Andrew Ross Sorkin

Andrew Ross Sorkin
Author, Too Big to Fail
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Photo of Mayor Adrian Fenty

Adrian Fenty
Former Mayor, Washington D.C.
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Photo of Doris Kearns Goodwin

Doris Kearns Goodwin
"Team of Rivals: Leadership Lessons from Abraham Lincoln"
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Photo of Peggy Noonan

Peggy Noonan
Author and Wall Street Journal columnist
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Photo of David Brooks

David Brooks
Author and
New York Times columnist
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Photo of Alex Counts

Alex Counts
President and CEO
Grameen Foundation
and author
"Small Loans, Big Dreams"
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Photo of Dr. Francis Collins

Dr. Francis Collins
National Institutes of Health
and author
"The Language of God"
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Photo of Cynthia Cooper

Cynthia Cooper
WorldCom Whistle Blower
2002 Time Person of the Year

Photo of President FW de Klerk

FW de Klerk
Former President of
South Africa
Nobel Peace Prize Winner
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Photo of Janet L. Robinson

Janet L. Robinson
The New York Times Publishing Co.
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Photo of R. Nicholas Burns, Former Under Secretary of State

Under Secretary of State
R. Nicholas Burns ’78

"America's Challenge of Global Leadership in the 21st Century"
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Photo of General Anthony Zinni (Ret.)

Anthony Zinni (Ret.)
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