Salem State Series

2017 Speaker

Salem State University’s long-running and popular speaker series will welcome John Legend May 2, 2017.

2016 Speakers

Salem State University’s long-running and popular speaker series welcomed Edward Davis, former Police Commissioner of the Boston Police Department, and Richard DesLauriers, former Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Boston Field Division on November 3, 2016.

About Salem State Series

Founded in 1982 as one of the first high-profile speaker series in the country, the Salem State Series has hosted countless world leaders, artists, athletes, and intellectuals on its suburban North Shore campus.

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Special Events

Special Events

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