symposium will focus on how a presidents time is managed,
particularly in times of crisis, and is expected to be the first
in a series of UALR- and Clinton Library-sponsored events that
study the inner workings of the White House.
Professor Margaret Scranton, who next semester will teach Arkansas
first scholarly course on the Clinton presidency, will moderate
participants on this panel can offer a unique insider's view of
the day-to-day -- even minute-by-minute -- management of the chief
executive's time," Scranton said. "Theyve seen
a schedule go out the window when a crisis hits and a not and
hits and a new one devised within a matter of minutes."
panel members will include former White House chief of staff Thomas
"Mack" McLarty and former White House scheduler Stephanie
second only to the first lady as the 42nd presidents
closest White House adviser has been described as the Clinton
administrations "master strategist" on a variety
of high-profile issues, including the tobacco settlement negotiations,
product liability reform, security law reform, baseball strike
settlement discussions, and labor disputes involving UPS and the
Teamsters, and Northwest Airlines and the Pilots Association.
currently chief of staff for Clintons Harlem office, is
also responsible for policy and program development for the Clinton
Foundation. Previously, Williams was the president of Fenton Communications,
a marketing and communications firm based in Washington D.C. with
offices in New York. She served for six years in the Clinton administration
as one of 19 assistants to the president and was chief of staff
to former first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, now the junior U.S.
senator from New York.
has a distinguished record of business leadership and public service,
including various roles advising three presidents. As Clintons
chief of staff, McLarty participated in decisions involving the
historic 1993 deficit reduction package, the North American Free
Trade Agreement, and the Family and Medical Leave law. He later
served as the presidents special envoy to the Americas.
He currently is a partner with former secretary of state Henry
Kissinger in a consulting firm that provides strategic advisory
services to US and multinational businesses.
who directs the day-to-day operations of the Clinton Foundation,
was the assistant to the president and director of presidential
scheduling during the Clinton administration. She directed all
domestic and international travel for the president as well as
his daily White House schedule. Prior to coming to the White House,
Streett was one of the key campaign schedulers in the 1992 presidential
campaign and helped plan the historic Clinton-Gore bus tours across
Note: Due to limited seating, admission will be by invitation