The University of Maine at Presque Isle will host Dr. Gary Marx, internationally renowned speaker and the Founder and President of the Virginia-based Center for Public Outreach, as the next speaker in its 2011-2012 University Distinguished Lecturer Series. He will deliver his talk Emerging and Persistent Trends That Will Profoundly Impact Education and Our Future at 7 p.m. on April 11 in the Universityís Campus Center. His talk is free and open to the public. All are invited to attend a reception to be held in the Alumni Room at 6 p.m. prior to his lecture at which refreshments will be served. For more information, contact the Universityís Community and Media Relations Office at 768-9452 or email@example.com.