What is the Buckheit Series?
The Buckheit Educational Leadership Series honors Vistamar School’s founding Head of School, Jim Buckheit, and explores issues in education and adolescent development of interest to the greater Los Angeles community. The Buckheit Educational Leadership Series is open to all members of the Vistamar community, as well as interested members of the public.
Past Buckheit Speakers
2021 - Valerie Smith - President - Swarthmore College
2019 - Christina Paxson - President - Brown University
2017 - Dr. Timothy Law Snyder - President - Loyola Marymount University
2016 – Dr. Adam S. Weinberg – President – Denison University
2015 – Rock Jones – President – Ohio Wesleyan University
2014 – Maria Klawe – President – Harvey Mudd College
2013 – Jonathan Veitch – President – Occidental College
2012 – Gene Block – Chancellor – UCLA
2011 – Shirley Tilghman – President – Princeton University