Speakers & Experts
Chris Kimball, Ph.D.President, California Lutheran University
Phone: (805) 493-3100
The former Provost and Dean of the Faculty at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minn., Kimball joined the CLU administration as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs in 2006.
With a distinguished career as a teacher, scholar and academic leader, he is a widely published author and speaker on higher education.
His scholarly work is in the field of American history, with a specialization in social history and the history of sport. Along with serving as Provost, he is also a member of the History Department.
An alumnus of McGill University, Kimball received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.
"Five Things You Can Learn about America from Baseball History"
An overview of the relationship between baseball and America's history and culture.
"Baseball: The International Game"
A look at the influence of baseball around the world. It's not just an all-American game!
"Trends in Higher Education"
A look at changes and the future programs in universities and colleges with special focus on independent institutions of higher learning
"Why Lutheran Higher Education Matters"
A look at what Lutheran education within the ELCA colleges and universities is all about
"The History of CLU: 50 Years of Academic Excellence"
An overview of the founding of CLU and its journey to become a well-respected university . As CLU celebrates its 50th anniversary, the school continues to grow, to educate leaders for a global society, and to serve numerous communities.