MAY 9, 2017
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A special Wesleyan evening featuring a conversation between Chicago Cubs Executive President/General Manager Jed D. Hoyer ’96 and President Michael S. Roth ’78.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
6 p.m. ~ Reception
7 p.m. ~ Program
Chicago Cubs Executive Offices Facility/American Airlines Conference Center (map)
(adjacent to Wrigley Field)
1101 West Waveland Avenue
Cost: $50 per ticket. Limit 2.
All proceeds from this event will go to the John W. Baird Lecture Series Endowment, which was established through the generosity of Chicago area alumni in honor of John Baird ’38 P’69 P’78 and the many contributions he made to Wesleyan.
Space is limited.
Questions? Contact Dana Coffin in University Relations at email@example.com.
Jed D. Hoyer ’96 is the executive vice-president and general manager of the Chicago
Cubs. He has been the general manager of the San Diego Padres and the
assistant general manager of the Boston Red Sox. A History major at
Wesleyan, Jed was a member of the Cardinal baseball team that advanced
to the (Division III) College World Series national title
Michael S. Roth ’78 is the 16th president of Wesleyan University. A historian, curator, author and public advocate for liberal education, President Roth oversaw the most ambitious fundraising campaign in Wesleyan's history. The campaign raised more than $482 million, far surpassing its original goal of $400 million, with the biggest share, $274 million, going to financial aid.
· Careers by Design the podcast: Think Critcally and Be Curious. Jed Hoyer, Executive VP and General Manager of the Chicago Cubs
· Chicago Cubs Executive VP, GM Jed Hoyer ’96 Discusses His Wesleyan Experience
· Roth on Wesleyan