Stuart Varney will be this year’s speaker for the Farmers Bank & Trust Distinguished Speaker Series at Southern Arkansas University.
Varney, a business news analyst for Fox News, will have as his topic, “21st Century America: A New Day in Politics, Culture and Business.”
The annual event raises funds for scholarships to Southern Arkansas University and will be held Thursday, November 7. A private reception with Varney will be held at 6 p.m. at Farmers Bank & Trust’s main branch on East Main, followed by a dinner and lecture at 7 p.m. in the Grand Hall of the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center at SAU.
Tickets start at $100 for dinner and the lecture, and $200 for dinner, lecture, the private reception and a photo.
The SAU Foundation also offers sponsorship opportunities, including $800 for eight tickets and other amenities, or $2,000 for up to 10 tickets, premium seating and other amenities.
Call the SAU Foundation at 870-235-4078 or toll-free at 877-235-7409. CLICK HERE to buy tickets online – click on the “Make a Gift” link.
Varney joined Fox Business Network (FBN) as an anchor in 2007 and is the host of "Varney & Co." (8:20-10 a.m.).
Varney also serves as a business contributor and substitute host for Fox News Channel's (FNC) "Your World with Neil Cavuto." Since joining FNC's business team in 2004, Varney has contributed to the network's weekday and weekend business programming including: "Your World with Neil Cavuto," "Bulls & Bears," "Cavuto on Business" and "Cashin' In."
Prior to joining FNC, Varney served as the host of CNBC's "Wall Street Journal Editorial Board with Stuart Varney." Before that, he was a co-anchor of CNN's "Moneyline News Hour." Varney helped launch CNN's business news team in 1980 and hosted many of their financial programs including, "Your Money," "Business Day" and "Business Asia." His reporting and analysis of the stock market crash of 1987 helped earn CNN a Peabody Award for excellence in journalism.
A graduate of the London School of Economics, Varney began his broadcast journalism career as a business anchor for KEMO-TV in San Francisco.