Mark R. Kennedy


Mark R. Kennedy is president of the University of Colorado, author of "Shapeholders: Business Success in the Age of Activism," a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and chairman of the Economic Club of Minnesota. He was previously president of the University of North Dakota, has served three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, was senior vice president and treasurer of Federated Department Stores (now Macy's), was a member of the Advisory Committee on Trade Policy and Negotiation under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, and led George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management.

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George Bush laughs with Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev on Sept. 9, 1990 after their first meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. (Mike Sargent/AFP/Getty Images)
George Bush laughs with Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev on Sept. 9, 1990 after their first meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. (Mike Sargent/AFP/Getty Images)
(L-R) NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg gestures next to US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister of  of Hungary Viktor Orban during a family picture during the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit at the NATO headquarters, in Brussels, on May 25, 2017.  / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Danny GYS        (Photo credit should read DANNY GYS/AFP/Getty Images)
(L-R) NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg gestures next to US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister of of Hungary Viktor Orban during a family picture during the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit at the NATO headquarters, in Brussels, on May 25, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Danny GYS (Photo credit should read DANNY GYS/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) walk together at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, April 7, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) walk together at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, April 7, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
An E2-C Hawkeye piloted by Cmdr Matthew Duffy, from Kenilworth, Illinois, breaks formation turning over the Golden Hawks of Airborne Early Warning Squadron VAW 112 to Cmdr Paul Flores, from Jacksonville, Florida, during an aerial change of command ceremony above the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis CVN 74. Image courtesy Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Andre T. Richard/US Navy, 2015. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images).
An E2-C Hawkeye piloted by Cmdr Matthew Duffy, from Kenilworth, Illinois, breaks formation turning over the Golden Hawks of Airborne Early Warning Squadron VAW 112 to Cmdr Paul Flores, from Jacksonville, Florida, during an aerial change of command ceremony above the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis CVN 74. Image courtesy Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Andre T. Richard/US Navy, 2015. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images).
Novo Ogaryovo, RUSSIAN FEDERATION:  Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen in front of a map before some working meetings at his country residence of Novo Ogaryovo outside Moscow, 10 January 2006. The Presidents of Russia and Belarus have found a compromise solution to an oil transit row which has disrupted supplies to the European Union, the Belarus's presidency said in a statement on Wednesday. AFP PHOTO / ITAR-TASS POOL / PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE  (Photo credit should read DMITRI ASTAKHOV/AFP/Getty Images)
Novo Ogaryovo, RUSSIAN FEDERATION: Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen in front of a map before some working meetings at his country residence of Novo Ogaryovo outside Moscow, 10 January 2006. The Presidents of Russia and Belarus have found a compromise solution to an oil transit row which has disrupted supplies to the European Union, the Belarus's presidency said in a statement on Wednesday. AFP PHOTO / ITAR-TASS POOL / PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE (Photo credit should read DMITRI ASTAKHOV/AFP/Getty Images)
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