Ben Stein Shares Wit and Wisdom at RIT, Oct. 11

Follow RITNEWS on Twitter Ben Stein will speak at Rochester Institute of Technology during its sixth annual Brick City Festival, at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11. He is this year’s Horton Distinguished Speaker, sponsored by Student Government.

A distinguished economist, actor and host of the Emmy Award-winning TV game show, Win Ben Stein's Money, Stein is a genuine renaissance man. His eclectic background includes being a presidential speechwriter, Wall Street Journal columnist, discoverer of financial truths and frauds for Barron's, the author of widely praised novels and non-fiction, a trial lawyer and television personality. He has what may be the most diverse career of anyone now on the national scene.

An award-winning actor, economist, writer, journalist, and teacher, and is equally well known in America's boardrooms and in America's dormitories and fraternity houses.

Tickets—$8 for the public—go on sale Oct. 6 and are available in the College Activities Board office, game room and candy counter, all located in the Student Alumni Union. To purchase tickets with credit card, call 475-2239.

Founded in 1829, RIT is internationally recognized as a leader in computing, engineering, imaging, technology, fine and applied arts, and education for the deaf. RIT enrolls more than 15,500 students in 340 undergraduate and graduate programs. For the past decade, U.S. News & World Report has ranked RIT as one of the nation’s leading comprehensive universities.