In the course of a year, President Erika D. Beck addresses a variety of audiences at both large and small gatherings, and offers her perspective on a wide range of issues. Among the most important speeches are the ones delivered at the fall convocation and spring commencement ceremonies. Her words on these occasions present the values, traditions and visions of our University.

In addition to the remarks that are delivered in person, there are numerous other communications shared through publication or some other form of media. These talks and writings share the goals, aspirations, challenges and successes of our University with a broad audience made up of students, staff and faculty, community members and the broad constituency of higher education professionals.

This page features the speeches, writings and recordings of President Erika D. Beck.


Fall 2017 Convocation Transcript

Fall 2016 Convocation Transcript