Bennett Keynote Speaker at Vanderbilt’s Murray Lecture

sybril bennettDr. Sybril Bennett, professor of journalism, was the keynote speaker at the Sixth Annual Walter Murray Jr. Commons Lecture on Feb. 3 at Vanderbilt University. This lecture commemorates Walter Murray Jr., the first African-American member of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust, and annually honors the contributions and lives of African-Americans in the Vanderbilt University community. The Walter Murray Lecture is sponsored Vanderbilt’s Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, the Black Student Alliance and the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center.