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Goldman Sachs Executive to Deliver Gannon Lecture

Contact: Michael Larkin
(212) 636-7175

NEW YORK — E. Gerald Corrigan, Ph.D., managing director at Goldman Sachs, will present the first 2006 Gannon Lecture “The Power of Clear Thinking,” on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 6 p.m. in the McNally Amphitheatre at Fordham Law School.

Corrigan, who earned his M.A. (1965) and Ph.D (1971) from Fordham’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, has been a managing director at Goldman Sachs since 1994. He is co-chair of the firm’s Risk Management Committee and vice chair of its Business Practices Committee. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, he was president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

TIME:      6 P.M. 
               140 W. 62nd ST., NEW YORK, N.Y.

The lecture is free and open to the public, but seats are limited. To R.S.V.P., call (718) 817-4615 or email

The second installment of the 2006 Gannon Lecture Series will bring Joseph Quinlan, managing director and chief market strategist at Banc of America Capital Management, to Fordham on Thursday, Feb. 16. Quinlan, who earned an M.A. from Fordham’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in 1984, will discuss America’s role in the world economy. The lecture is free and open to the public, but seats are limited. To R.S.V.P. call (718) 817-4964 or email

The Gannon Lecture Series, which began more than 20 years ago, brings distinguished individuals to Fordham University to deliver public lectures. It is named in honor of the late Rev. Robert I. Gannon, S.J., president of Fordham from 1936 to 1949.  

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 15,800 students in its five undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Tarrytown, and the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y. 


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