Site search
Search type


MEDIA ADVISORY: Detroit Regional Chamber CEO Sandy K. Baruah to deliver Corporate Citizenship Lecture at Wayne State Nov. 8

October 22, 2012

Detroit Chamber CEO Sandy K. Baruah

Wayne State University’s Center for the Study of Citizenship welcomes Sandy K. Baruah, president and CEO of the Detroit Regional Chamber, as the speaker for its annual Corporate Citizenship Lecture. Baruah will discuss the importance of good corporate citizenship and leadership, emphasizing local developments in national and global contexts.

Prior to joining the chamber, Baruah was acting administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), reporting to President George W. Bush and responsible for the SBA’s $18 billion small business loan portfolio. Before leading the SBA, he was U.S. assistant secretary of commerce.

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, from 7 to 9 p.m.

DeRoy Auditorium, 5203 Cass, Wayne State University.

The event — sponsored by Dykema, MGM Grand Detroit and the Wayne State University School of Business Administration — is free and open to the public. RSVP at

The Center for the Study of Citizenship at Wayne State University promotes interdisciplinary research and exchange about citizenship within a global community of scholars; students; political, community and business leaders; and the general public. In particular, the center encourages analysis of the relationship between citizens and the political, social, economic and cultural communities of which they are a part.