College of Liberal Arts

The New York Times Best-selling Author and Columnist to Deliver the Glickman Lecture

Wed, Sep 23, 2015
Frank Bruni has been an op-ed columnist for The New York Times since 2011.
Frank Bruni has been an op-ed columnist for The New York Times since 2011.

EVENT: The New York Times op-ed columnist Frank Bruni, author of three New York Times best-selling books, will deliver the Glickman Centennial Lecture at The University of Texas at Austin.

WHEN: 7-8:00 p.m. Thursday, October 1

WHO MAY ATTEND: RSVP is required to attend the lecture. This event is sold out.

BACKGROUND: Frank Bruni’s columns, which appear in every Sunday and Wednesday issue of The New York Times, reflect on diverse topics including American politics, higher education and social issues. Since joining the newspaper in 1995, Bruni has worked as the chief restaurant critic, a White House correspondent and Rome bureau chief. He is the author of three New York Times best-sellers, the most recent of which was published in March, titled Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania.

The Glickman Centennial Lecture, presented by the Plan II Honors Program, is supported by Julius and Suzan Glickman. Julius Glickman graduated from the Plan II program in 1962 and from the UT Austin School of Law in 1966. While at UT Austin, Glickman was student body president and an active member of the Friars, the Silver Spurs and the Tejas Club.

NOTE TO EDITORS: Media personnel interested in interviewing Bruni prior to the event should contact Rachel Griess for more information. 

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