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.