Volcker to talk for Assembly Series

Paul A. Volcker, chairman of the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System from 1979-1987, will deliver an Assembly Series lecture at 11 a.m. Sept. 24 in Graham Chapel.

Volcker’s talk also is the Olin School of Business’ Sesquicentennial lecture.

He chairs the International Accounting Standards Committee, overseeing a renewed effort to develop consistent, high-quality standards acceptable in all countries. He also is a director of or consultant to a number of corporations and nonprofit organizations.

Volcker graduated from Princeton University in 1949 and earned a master’s degree at the Harvard Graduate School of Public Administration in 1951. He was a postgraduate student at the London School of Economics and holds a number of honorary degrees.

Assembly Series lectures are free and open to the public. For more information, call 935-5285 or go online to wupa.wustl.edu/assembly.