Tillet to Speak at Human Rights Commission Award Ceremony

Dr. Kenneth E. Tillet  

Southwestern Oklahoma State University political science instructor Kenneth E. Tillet will be the keynote speaker at the annual Human Rights Day Ceremony on December 10 at the State Capitol in Oklahoma City.

Tillet is one of the commissioners on the Human Rights Commission that recognizes Oklahoma residents who have demonstrated outstanding efforts in removing friction, eliminating discrimination and promoting unity. This year the commission will be honoring Anita Golden Arnold of Oklahoma City.

Tillet has served as the ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations Government of Belize, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since 2001, Tillet has been a political science instructor at SWOSU.  Ambassador Tillet also served the government of Belize as a member of the Economic and Social Council, the Human Rights Committee, and Prime Minister's delegation to China and South Korea as ambassador and permanent representative of the United Nations.

The Human Rights Day Ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. on December 10 and is open to the public. For more information, please contact the Oklahoma Human Rights Commission at (405) 521-2360.