Each academic year, the Sentry School of Business and Economics hosts a Business and Society Lecture, bringing a noted author or thought leader to Central Wisconsin.
Liz Nilsen is associate director of the Agile Strategy Lab at the University of North Alabama, director of operations of the Strategic Doing Institute and co-author of the award-winning 2019 book, Strategic Doing: Ten Skills for Agile Leadership.
University of Chicago professor of economics, Walmart chief economist and UW-Stevens Point Distinguished Alumnus John List ’92 returned to campus March 3-4, 2022, to speak about his experiences of scaling great ideas and shared stories from the White House and Chicago Heights schools to Uber and Lift.
Bethany McLean, journalist at Vanity Fair and CNBC, presented “Why Business Goes Bad: Lessons from 20 years of covering frauds, scams and other disasters.” McLean is credited with exposing the Enron scandal and has covered stories about Valeant, Wells Fargo, Fannie Mae and the energy revolution.
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