Lecture - A Conversation About Immigration with Andrew Tisch '71

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Join us at The Cornell Club-New York for a conversation on immigration with Andrew Tisch '71 and Rebecca Shi, Executive Director, American Business Immigration Coalition. Andrew is the author of Journeys: An American Story, which celebrates the glorious and sometimes not so glorious history of immigration to America, featuring seventy-two essays about the different ways we got here and our experiences in becoming citizens.

Andrew H. Tisch is Co-Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Loews Corporation. He holds a B.S. degree from Cornell University (1971) and a M.B.A. from Harvard University (1977).  In addition to Loews, he serves on the Board of Directors of CNA Financial Corporation.

He is former Vice-Chairman of the Board of Cornell University where he remains actively engaged as Chairman of the Dean's Board of Advisors of the S.C. Johnson School of Business, a member of the Executive Committee of the Weill Cornell Medicine Board of Fellows and a member of the Cornell Tech Council. He has been a member of the Dean's Board of Advisors of Harvard Business School and is Co-Founder of the Student Leadership Network. Mr. Tisch is Chair of the Dean's Council's Board of Advisors at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.

Mr. Tisch is one of the founders of The No Labels Coalition and Vice Chairman of the Center for U.S. Global Leadership.  He participates in many civic organizations including the Economic Club of New York (Past Chairman), The Brookings Institution (Trustee), NY Historical Society (Chair of Executive Committee), and the Council on Foreign Relations.  He serves on the boards of the Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island Foundation, Wildlife Conservation Society, Museum of the Moving Image, and is former Chairman of NYC Police Foundation.

He is author of the book, Journeys:  An American Story that focuses on immigration to America over the centuries. Mr. Tisch is married to journalist and educator Ann Rubenstein and lives in New York.

6:00pm reception; 6:30pm lecture, gratis. Advance registrations required.