TROY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is slated to appear at an upstate New York college in a public event a day after Justice Neil Gorsuch was sworn in by President Donald Trump at the White House.

Roberts' appearance Tuesday in Troy is billed as a conversation with Rensselaer (rehn-suh-LEER') Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson, who said it's one of a series of events intended to inspire students by allowing them to interact with "sophisticated and intellectually agile individuals."

Notable guests in the past year have included former CIA Director John Brennan and Nobel Prize laureate Thomas Cech.

Roberts was nominated as chief justice by President George W. Bush in 2005 after the death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist.

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