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Provost Distinguished Lecture Series at LIU Post Connects Great Minds


Jennifer Fitzpatrick,Director of Community Relations
LIU Post,
Long Island University

In the course of two extraordinary months, LIU Post (formerly known as the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University) sponsored seven of the most accomplished, awarded and influential women and men working in our world today as part of the Provost Distinguished Lecture Series held on the Brookville campus during the Fall semester.

Noted ecologist Dr. Carl Safina, New York Times film critic A.O. Scott, Smithsonian Institution exhibition organizers Georgina Goodlander and Chris Messilinos, National Hockey League COO John Collins, Afghanistan women’s advocate Dr. Tahira Homayun, and DNA structure co-discoverer Dr. James Watson were guest lecturers. The lecture series is in its fourth season of connecting students and faculty and the public with the greatest thinkers of our age. The series is hosted by Dr. Paul Forestell, provost of the LIU Post. For information visit

Paul Forestell and James Watson 2011 John Collins, COO, NHL Speaking Dr. Tahira Homayun Paul Forestell and A.O. Scott, film critic NY Times
LIU Post Provost Paul Forestell interviews Nobel Laureate James Watson John Collins, LIU Post Class of 1983, and COO of the National Hockey League Dr. Tahira Homayun, founding president of the Organization for Advancement of Afghan Women LIU Post Provost Paul Forestell and A.O. Scott, New York Times film critic

Posted 01/25/2012

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