Charles W. Dull Visiting Scholar Series

Charles W. Dull Visiting Scholar Series

The Charles W. Dull Visiting Scholar Speaker Series, named for HKIS's Head of School from 1997-2001, brings distinguished speakers to HKIS to interact with students, parents and faculty through a series of assemblies and small group discussions focusing on aspects of our Mission, Vision and Student Learning Results.

Previous speakers include Mel Kieschnick, Chang-rae Lee, Dr. Roby Marcou, Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg, Dr. Cara Natterson and Loung Ung. The Series is supported by the Annual Fund and covers speaker fees and travel and accommodation expenses up to US$10,000.

Process to Nominate a Speaker
  • Anyone in the HKIS community can nominate a speaker.
  • Nominators should complete this application form and submit it to Carrie Chen, Director of Marketing.
  • A committee will review the nominations and select the speaker.
    • Committee consists of: Head of School, Provost, Marketing Team, Divisional Representatives.
    • Nominations are assessed based on the criteria:
      • Mission, Vision and Student Learning Results.
      • Breadth of audience interested in the topic.
      • Diversity of topic, to ensure a breadth of visiting expertise.
  • For the 2017-18 Academic Year, nominations are now open, with a requested lead time of at least three months in advance of a proposed visit. Deadline for submissions is November 1, 2017.
  • We are also accepting applications for the 2018-19 Academic Year. The deadline for submissions is April 1, 2018 for priority consideration. Applications will be accepted year-round subject to availability. Please contact Carrie Chen, Director of Marketing, about any scheduling considerations required around speaker availability.



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