Karl Rove Speaks at Denison University
Date of Event: April 16, 2009
Posted: April 3, 2009 / Last Updated: April 6, 2009
Karl Rove, former deputy chief of staff and senior adviser to President George W. Bush, will speak at Denison University at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, in Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive). The lecture, which is sponsored by Denison’s College Republicans, is free and open to the public.
At the White House, Rove oversaw the Offices of Strategic Initiatives, Political Affairs, Public Liaison, and Intergovernmental Affairs and was deputy chief of staff for policy, coordinating the White House policy-making process. Since resigning from that post in 2007, Rove has been a columnist for Newsweek and The Wall Street Journal, and a contributor for Fox News.
Before Rove became known as “The Architect” of President Bush’s 2000 and 2004 campaigns, he was president of Karl Rove & Co., an Austin, Texas-based public affairs firm that worked for Republican candidates, nonpartisan causes and nonprofit groups. His clients included more than 75 Republican U.S. Senate, Congressional and gubernatorial candidates from 24 states.
A Colorado native, Rove attended the University of Utah, the University of Maryland-College Park, George Mason University and the University of Texas at Austin.
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville — Republican strategist Karl Rove will speak at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, in Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive). The lecture, sponsored by the College Republicans, is free and open to the public. For information, go to www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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