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A Warm Welcome To - Dame Vera Lynn

Dame Vera LynnDame Vera Lynn has accepted the Vera Lynn Chair of Music established by Linda Christas in honor of her lifetime accomplishments.

Dame Vera is a recipient of the Burma Star, the highest decoration awarded by Britain for service during the Burma campaign of World War II.

Her recording of We'll Meet Again, as well her radio program Sincerely Yours served to dramatically boost the morale of solders and their families during the darkest days of World War II.

Dame Vera's work for Cerebral Palsy and her numerous public and private acts of charity will never be forgotten.

Linda Christas is both happy and proud to honor such a wonderful human being.

Pat Boone

Pat BoonePat Boone has accepted the John William Boone Chair for the Performing Arts.

Pat Boone has appeared in more than a dozen major films and, next to Elvis Presley, was the best selling recording artist of the fifties. He is the composer of "Exodus." Mr. Boone also serves as Chairman of the University Board at Pepperdine.

Doctor Paul Davies

Dr. Paul DaviesDoctor Paul Davies has accepted the Davies Chair for Science and Philosophy established by Linda Christas in honor of the Davies name.

Dr. Davies is an internationally acclaimed physicist, writer and broadcaster (BBC Specials and 60 Minutes).

He is a winner of the Templeton Prize. (Other winners of the Templeton Prize are Mother Teresa and Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.)

Dr. Davies currently holds the title of Professor at Arizona State University. In 2005, he took up the SETI Chair: Post Detection Science and Technology Task group of the International Academy of Astronautics.

Dr. Davies works at the forefront of research in fundamental physics and cosmology and has sought out those areas of scientific inquiry that have made outstanding contributions to quantum physics and cosmology.

Linda Christas students consider Dr. Davies one of the three top scientists in the world. In their words, "The Rock Stars of Science." The other two are Dr. Stephen Hawking, and Dr. Roger Penrose.

Among Dr. Davies' many popular books are: About Time, The Edge of Infinity, The Last Three Minutes, The Mind of God, God and the New Physics, Other Worlds and The Cosmic Blueprint.

Sue Grafton

Sue GraftonSue Grafton has accepted the Augustus Henry FitzRoy (Third Duke of Grafton) Chair for Literature.

Linda Christas is pleased to welcome New York Times best selling author, Sue Grafton.

Sue Grafton is an international bestseller with a readership in the millions. The Kinsey Millhone series is published in 28 countries and 26 languages. Like Raymond Chandler and Ross Macdonald, Robert Parker and John D. MacDonald - the best of her genre - she has earned new respect for the 'mystery' form. Her readers appreciate her buoyant style, her eye for detail, her deft hand with character, her acute social observances, and her abundant storytelling talents.

Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson

Rev. Jesse Lee PetersonFounder of:

- BOND (Brotherhood Organization of a New Destiny)

- BOND Action

- The South Central L.A. Tea Party

Books:

- Seven Guaranteed Steps to Spiritual, Family and Financial Success

- From Rage to Responsibility: Black Conservative Jesse Lee Peterson and America Today

- SCAM: How the Black Leadership Exploits Black America

Hosts The Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show from Los Angeles. The program airs in major U.S. cities, including Atlanta, Georgia, New Orleans, Louisiana, Memphis, Tennessee, and Lakeland, Florida.

Frequent guest on nationally broadcast media events.

Respected by employers and youth as a force opposing racism wherever it is found.

Efrem Zimbalist Jr

Efrem Zimbalist Jr.Efrem Zimbalist Jr has accepted the Efrem Zimbalist Sr Chair for the Performing Arts.

Efrem Zimbalist Jr won a Pulitzer Prize for his Broadway production of "The Consul." In addition, Mr. Zimbalist has an impressive list of screen credits, including the major motion picture "Airport," the popular television series, "77 Sunset Strip," and, "The F.B.I." In 2003, Mr. Zimbalist released his autobiography, My Dinner of Herbs.


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