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DeFrancis Lecture

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Join us on October 25th at 6 p.m. for the DeFrancis Lecture with speaker and Senior Vice President of Sales and Services at Walt Disney World® Resort, Claire Bilby. The topic of the lecture will be the creation, history and nature of the iconic Disney guest experience at Walt Disney World Resort and other Disney destinations around the globe. 

The lecture is free and open to the public; however, registration is required. To register, please use the registration form. For questions, please contact advevents@loyola.edu.

About the DeFrancis Lecture
The DeFrancis Lecture, presented by M&T Bank, brings to the Loyola University Maryland campus leaders in business who demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit and who are of interest to the academic, business, and civic communities. Additionally, a DeFrancis Faculty Scholar is named who conducts and publishes high-quality research in a business discipline. Richard R. Klink, Ph.D., professor of marketing, is the current scholar and will serve in this position for three years, through June 2019. The lecture and scholar are named in memory of Frank J. DeFrancis, a former member of Loyola’s Board of Trustees