State of the University
- President's State of the University Address 2010: A conversation with Lou Anna K. Simon
- President's State of the University Address 2009
- "Impact and Innovation: At Home and Around the World." State of the University Statement. February 12, 2008.
- "Boldness in a Time of Challenge." Founders' Day State of the University Address. February 8, 2007.
- "Around the Corner, Around the World." Founders' Day Address. February 9, 2006.
- "The Next Bold Experiment: A Land-Grant Revolution for the World." Founders' Day Celebration. February 11, 2005.
"The 21st Century Citizen Scholar" presented by President Simon at Grand Valley State University's commencement ceremonies on April 26, 2008.
American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education
Remarks presented by President Simon at the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education 2008 Annual Meeting during a panel discussion entitled: "Lessons from the Teachers for a New Era Experience for National Education Policy."