EVENT Romney to speak at Rice

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney will visit Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy on Monday, Oct. 1 for a conversation on leadership, public service and the responsibilities that come with both. The event starts with a reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by the program from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Romney was the 2012 Republican nominee for president and was a candidate for the 2008 nomination. He served as governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007, and he is currently running for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah.

The cost of attendance is $15 for the public, and registration is at www.bakerinstitute.org/events/1964. This event is part of the Baker Institute’s 25th anniversary commemorative programs featuring its centers and research.

The Baker Institute at Rice University is located at 6100 Main Street.