James F. Patterson Lecture
President Kristina M. Johnson will deliver the 2022 James F. Patterson Land-Grant University Lecture on April 12. The lecture annually features a prominent figure to speak to the range of challenges facing land-grant institutions in the 21st century and beyond. Limited in-person seating is available and the event will be livestreamed.
The James F. Patterson Land-Grant University Lecture honors former Board of Trustees member Jim Patterson and the cause to which he is most committed, a vibrant University fulfilling its land-grant mission in an ever-changing world. The lecture brings to campus annually a prominent figure to speak to the range of challenges facing land-grant institutions in the 21st century and beyond. The lecture challenges the university and community audience to continue to use their knowledge and resources and work together to solve world issues. Mr. Patterson served on the University's Board of Trustees from 1994 - 2003 and served as Chair of the Board 2002-03.