St. Paul, Minn. – Kofi Annan, the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, winner of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize, and member of the Macalester class of 1961, will be visiting campus Monday, May 7, 2018.

Following a unanimous vote by the Macalester College Board of Trustees, the Institute for Global Citizenship will be renamed the Kofi Annan Institute for Global Citizenship, in honor of Annan’s global leadership and dedication to peace. Macalester will re-dedicate the Institute during the Secretary-General’s return to his alma mater.

Annan last visited Macalester in 2009 when a life-sized bronze bust of him was unveiled, and in 2006, he was an inaugural speaker at Macalester’s then newly created Institute for Global Citizenship.

The schedule of events for Annan’s May 7 visit is currently under development.


February 7 2018

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