What does it take to become president? Are there common stepping stones on the career path to the White House? A survey of previous presidents will shed light on the importance of factors such as age, wealth, military experience, party affiliation, and more. Are there particular background factors that foretell whether a president will attain greatness in office? Dr. Gerry Bazer served as Dean of Arts and Sciences at Owens Community College and is an emeritus member of the Ohio Humanities Council Speakers Bureau.

The presentation was part of Lourdes University Lifelong Learning. Lifelong Learning is an exciting educational program at Lourdes. Open to all interested men and women, the only requirement for participation is an interest in ongoing learning.