The president speaks at between 250 and 300 events each year. These include presentations to university staff and faculty groups, talks with student organizations, commencement addresses,  welcomes at special meetings and conferences on campus, reports to the Board of Regents, addresses to service clubs and other community and state organizations, remarks for alumni and friends groups ranging from within the state to international locations, addresses at national and international professional organizations and meetings, and more. Through these speeches, the president shares the goals, aspirations, challenges, and successes of the university with a broad constituency. Presented here is a representative selection of speeches.

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