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Invite the President

The Office of the President is pleased to receive your request inviting President Bachand to attend your event. The president is enthusiastic about supporting campus and community events.

Due to the steady amount of speaking engagement requests that President Bachand receives, the completion of an event request form at least 3-6 weeks in advance to requested so that we can evaluate and prioritize the event on the president’s calendar. 

Completion of an INVITE THE PRESIDENT FORM is strongly recommended and greatly appreciated by the president’s office.

If your invitation is accepted, you will be asked to provide the following material with the following deadlines:

  • Event invitation: A copy of the invitation, either electronically or hard copy - 5 business days prior to the event.
  • Briefing materials: To fully prepare the president for your event and the strategic need you have for his attendance - 72 hours prior to the event.
  • Guest list: Identify any notable individuals in attendance, providing appropriate context for the president - 72 hours prior to the event.
  • Suggested talking points, if the president is speaking: For use by the president’s writers to write final scripted remarks or talking points - 5 business days prior to the event.

The Office of the President attempts to accommodate all requests that support the mission of the university and appreciates your understanding when scheduling conflicts prohibit his participation.