A SRO crowd of 500+ filled the University Center Auditorium to hear Education Sec. Arne Duncan at the 2nd Baker Distinguished Lecture on April 3, 2013. You can view the webcast of the event here: BDLS2013.Duncan or you can read the transcript of his speech here The Tennessee Way-BDLS speech.Arne.Duncan.2013
Sec. Duncan underscored the need to improve education and answered questions from the audience. He provided stories about Sen. Baker and Sen. Kassebaum’s own engagement in education issues. At the conclusion of his talk Director Matt Murray presented Sec. Duncan with an engraved Baker Scholar Medallion and a basketball signed by UT Coaches Holly Warlick and Cuonzo Martin. Sec. Duncan brought his own autographed basketball for the Baker Center.