The Rockhurst University Leaders Council presents…

Dan Rather, “Leadership Principles from the World’s Most Powerful Leaders”

Longtime CBS News Anchor Dan Rather will be this year’s Rockhurst University Leadership Series speaker. The legendary journalist will be the featured guest at a luncheon scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, in the Basie Ballroom at the Downtown Marriott, 200 W. 12th St. in Kansas City, Mo. The luncheon had been postponed from an earlier date due to illness.

The title of the presentation is “Dan Rather: Leadership Principles From the World’s Most Powerful Leaders.” During his talk, Rather will draw on his considerable experience interacting with world leaders to explore the traits of successful leadership.

About Dan Rather
Former CBS News anchor and 60 Minutes correspondent Dan rather has covered all the major news stories throughout the past 60 years, from every presidential election since 1952 to the Watergate scandal to the 9/11 terrorist attacks and beyond. Known for his in-depth interviews and his love of investigative reporting, Rather is a living legend in his field.

For more information, contact Mary Mooney Burns at 816-501-4199 or

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