Population Connection President to Speak at Ohio Wesleyan

John Seager to Discuss ‘Soaring Past 7 Billion’ at Free Oct. 26 Lecture

John Seager. (Photo courtesy of Population Connection)

DELAWARE, OH – The Ohio Wesleyan University Sustainability Task Force and Sustainable Delaware welcome John Seager, president of Population Connection, for a free lecture, “Soaring past 7 billion: Population Challenges in a Crowded World.”

Seager will speak at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 in Room 312 of the R.W. Corns Building, 78 S. Sandusky St. Formerly with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Seager has served as president and chief executive officer of Population Connection since 2005. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Trinity College in Hartford, Conn.

Washington, D.C.-based Population Connection focuses on achieving global population stabilization through universal awareness and access to voluntary family planning combined with the full empowerment of women.


Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier small, private universities, with more than 90 undergraduate majors, sequences, and courses of study, and 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Located in Delaware, Ohio, just minutes north of Ohio’s capital and largest city, Columbus, the university combines a globally focused curriculum with off-campus learning and leadership opportunities that translate classroom theory into real-world practice. OWU’s close-knit community of 1,850 students represents 47 states and 57 countries. Ohio Wesleyan was named to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction, is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” and is included on the “best colleges” lists of U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. Learn more at www.owu.edu.

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