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RICHARD W. FISHER, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF DALLAS, TO SPEAK AT OU’S PRICE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 5, 2012

CONTACT: Kate Burch
kburch@ou.edu

(405) 325-2463

 

NORMAN – Richard W. Fisher, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, will be the featured speaker in the Price College of Business Kanaly Lecture Series, scheduled for Tuesday, Apr.10, at the University of Oklahoma. A question-and-answer session will follow the public lecture, which is set for 11:30 a.m. in Meacham Auditorium, Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 Asp Ave.

 

Fisher joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in 2005 after serving as vice chairman of Kissinger McLarty Associates, a strategic advisory firm chaired by Henry Kissinger, the former secretary of state. He began his career in 1975 at the private bank of Brown Brothers Harriman and Co., where he specialized in fixed income and foreign exchange markets. Fisher became assistant to the secretary of the Treasury during the Carter administration, working issues related to the dollar crisis of 1978-79. He then returned to Brown Brothers to found their Texas operations in Dallas.

 

In Oct. of 2006, Fisher received the Service to Democracy Award and Dwight D. Eisenhower Medal for Public Service from the American Assembly. He was inducted into the Dallas Business Hall of Fame in Apr. 2009.

 

The Kanaly Lecture Series, which is open to the public without charge, is offered through the Price College of Business. The lecture series is named in honor of the late E. Deane Kanaly, founder and chairman of Kanaly Trust Co., who earned his OU business degree in 1952 and his MBA in 1953. The lecture series is funded through the generous support of his wife, Virginia L. Kanaly, who is also an OU business graduate.

 

For more information about this event or for accommodations on the basis of disability, please call (405) 325-4386.

 

Ranked in the top 5 percent of all U.S. undergraduate business schools based on recent ranking data, the Price College of Business is one of the nation’s premier business colleges. This year, U.S. News & World Report ranks the college’s undergraduate program 46th in the nation and the International Business program 16th in the nation. Additionally, the Entrepreneurship program was ranked 10th in the nation by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review.