POSTED: Monday, April 30, 2012 - 3:00am
UPDATED: Monday, April 30, 2012 - 3:04am
BATON ROUGE, LA — On Monday, April 30, U.S. Sen. David Vitter will speak at the College of Engineering’s inaugural Dean’s Lecture Series at 1:00 p.m. in the Frank H. Walk Room, 140 ELab. Vitter will speak to LSU engineering students about “Engineering, Technology and Public Policy for the Common Good.”
Seating is limited, so those wishing to attend should RSVP at (225) 578-5731.
Born and raised in Louisiana, Vitter earned his law degree with honors from Tulane Law School, where he was an editor of the Law Review. Chosen a Rhodes Scholar for his leadership skills, he earned an economics degree with highest honors from Oxford, and graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard University.
Vitter was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1999. He was elected to his first term in the Senate in 2004, and re-elected in 2010. Vitter and his wife, Wendy, have four children and live in Metairie.