Speaking Engagement Request Form (Word document)
State of the University/Founders Day
- President's State of the University Address 2014
- President's State of the University Address 2013
- President's State of the University Address 2011
- 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.
- "Kindred Spirits," Northern Ireland College of Agriculture, Food & Rural Enterprise Awards Day, June 27, 2014
- "The 21st Century Citizen Scholar" Grand Valley State University commencement April 26, 2008.
Remarks to Outside Groups
- Global Conference on Inland Fisheries, Rome, Italy, January 26, 2015
- Transportation Club of Detroit, 31st Annual Scholarship Awards Dinner, October 6, 2014
- Rural Opportunity Investment Conference, White House Rural Council, July 24, 2014
- 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."