21st annual Briloff Lecture at Binghamton University
Paul LeClerc, president and CEO of the New York Public Library, will be the speaker for the 21st Lecture of the Abraham J. Briloff Lecture Series on Accountability and Society. LeClerc will deliver his talk, titled “Accountability and Society: Beyond Accounting,” at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 25, in the Chamber Hall of the Anderson Center at Binghamton University. The lecture is free and open to the public.
LeClerc, holds a doctorate in French literature from Columbia University. He taught at Union College in Schenectady and served as an administrator for City University of New York and Baruch College before being named president of Hunter College in 1988. He has held his present position since 1993.
The annual lecture series is named in honor of Professor Briloff, who was the first presidential professor and awarded an honorary doctorate degree from the University. Through his writings and lectures, Briloff emphasized the need for ethical business practices and influenced others to make the highest ethical standards the basis of their work. The Briloff lecture series brings members of the accounting profession and the business and campus communities together to contemplate topics of business ethics.
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