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Josh Weston ’50 presents President’s Lecture at CCNY, on Oct. 6

Josh Weston, honorary chairman of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. and a 1950 alumnus, will deliver CCNY's President's Leadership Lecture at his alma mater, Oct. 6.

Josh Weston, a distinguished Class of 1950 alumnus and honorary chairman of Automatic Data Processing, Inc., will deliver the second President’s Leadership Lecture at The City College of New York on Tuesday, Oct. 6. He will talk in The Great Hall of Shepard Hall from 12:30 to 2 p.m.

The lecture is free and open to the entire CCNY community. A reservation is required. Click here to RSVP.

Millard Drexler, chairman and CEO of J.Crew Inc., delivered CCNY’s inaugural President’s Leadership Lecture in February 2015.
 
About Josh Weston
Weston graduated from CCNY with a BS in economics and traveled to New Zealand as a Fulbright Scholar to earn a master’s degree in economics.

He began his career in 1955 at Automatic Data Processing, Inc. An international computer service company, ADP aids the management of industrial, retail, non-profit, financial and government organizations. Weston served ADP in various roles before being named CEO in 1982. He retired in 1998 and now serves as its honorary chairman.

Weston also serves on and is a founding member of the City College 21st Century Foundation Board. He has been a tireless advocate and supporter of CCNY for decades. This tremendous commitment to the college has created transformative and life-changing opportunities for many students.

In addition to his contributions to his alma mater, Weston provides generous support to many organizations. He has been awarded several honorary doctorate degrees, including a Doctor in Humane Letters from City College in 1999.

In 2007, Weston was awarded The City College President’s Medal for Distinguished Service.

About The City College of New York
Since 1847, The City College of New York has provided low-cost, high-quality education for New Yorkers in a wide variety of disciplines. More than 16,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in: the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture; the School of Education; the Grove School of Engineering; the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, and the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. U.S. News, Princeton Review and Forbes all rank City College among the best colleges and universities in the United States.

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