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John Ferries

John Ferries

John Ferries' career was in advertising and media with BCom3, the fourth largest communications group in the world. He became head of its international operations in 74 countries and Chairman of its global MS&L public relations group. After retiring, he joined the faculty of Colby-Sawyer College. A Dartmouth graduate with an M.B.A. from Tuck School, he is on the boards of The Fells, New London Hospital, and OSHER@Dartmouth, and is president of Adventures In Learning.

Course Title: Women Who Have Changed The Course Of History II (Fall Term 2018)

Participant Testimonials:

"A Ferries course always lives up to expectations."

"Focusing on four outstanding women gives us the opportunity to spend quality time with each. John's choices were wonderfully different from one another. His speakers helped make these people multi‚Äźdimensional. A very satisfying experience."

Course Title: The Patty Hearst Story

Participant Testimonials:

"He engaged us from the beginning and was objective and insightful. His research was extremely thorough and the accompanying photographs and news stories added a great deal to the presentation."

"John's commitment to in depth research and knowledgeable presentation style make any topic he choose a 'come alive' learning experience for attendees."

"John is an excellent Study Leader, always well prepared, comfortable with technology, open to questions and discussion."

Last Updated: 4/3/19