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University Ceremonies & Special Events


Ribbon Cutting of the Grand Opening of the Chinese Learning Center  at WKU.


University Ceremonies and Special Events

The Office of University Ceremonies and Special Events coordinates and implements University functions and special programs conducted on behalf of the President and is charged with ensuring that appropriate protocols and conventions of etiquette are maintained in connection with all invitations, programs and correspondence associated with events hosted by the President. Responsibilities include event invitations; site selection; menu selection in consultation with WKU Restaurant and Catering; organization of seating arrangements; development of an event agenda; recommendations for appropriate gifts to be given to attendees or honorees; and preparation of background information and support materials.

University Ceremonies and Special Events staff is also available to assist all University departments with ceremonial events by providing planning, professional expertise and direction in the development of each event.

If you would like to submit a request for Dr. Gary A. Ransdell attend your event, please complete the following web-based form:
President's Attendance Request Form 


To request additional information or assistance,
please contact
Lucinda Anderson.

Lucinda Anderson



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 Last Modified 9/25/14