Office of the Chancellor

Chancellor's Distinguished Lecture Series

The Chancellor’s Distinguished Lecture Series brings top executives, government officials, academic professionals and nationally recognized speakers to the University of North Carolina Wilmington. The series is designed to bring leaders who can serve as role models for UNCW students and provide informative lectures on topics related to values, hard work and leadership skills.

Recent Lecture

Making the Impossible, Possible is Up to You

  • Featuring:
    • Donald E. Godwin, Chairman and CEO Executive Committee,
      Godwin, Bowman & Martinez 
  • Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019
  • Time: 4 p.m.
  • Location: Lumina Theater, Fisher Student Center

For nearly 40 years, Donald E. Godwin ’69 has tried significant jury cases in courts throughout Texas and the nation. He has been included on the “Texas Super Lawyers” list 14 consecutive times and on the list of the “Top 100 Super Lawyers in Texas” and “Top 100 Lawyers in Dallas-Fort Worth.” He received his J.D. from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and a master’s in accounting from the University of Memphis. His clients include Haliburton Company; Bank of America; Dallas Cowboys & Jerry Jones Sr.; ExxonMobil; FMC Technologies Inc.; Haggar Clothing Company; and Texaco.