Your regional association may request a University speaker for your regional association event. Faculty, administrators and athletic coaches travel to locations all over the country and the world to give talks to alumni, to help them stay connected to the intellectual life of the University.

Recent Speakers Bureaus events include:

  • U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize for Poetry Winner and Creative Writing Professor, Tracy K. Smith delivered a poetry reading and lecture to the Princeton Club of Washington, June 28, 2018
  • Molecular Biology Professor, Yibin Kang delivered the lecture “The Battle Against Metastatic Cancer: Is the Tide Turning?” to the Princeton Club of St. Louis, May 9, 2018
  • Women’s Basketball Coach, Courtney Banghart delivered the lecture “The Art of the Possible” to the Princeton Alumni Association of New England, May 8, 2018
  • Vice President and Secretary, Bob Durkee delivered the lecture "Campus Update and the Campus Plan" to the Princeton Club of Austin, April 25, 2018
  • Dean of Whitman College, Alexis Andres delivered the lecture "You Got In! Now What? Princeton Life: Myths and Realities" to the Princeton Alumni Association of Canada – Quebec Chapter, April 23, 2018
  • Professor of Entrepreneurial Leadership, Derek Lidow delivered the lecture “Amping Up the Impact: Teaching Innovation to Tigers” to the Princeton Alumni Association of Canada – British Columbia Chapter, April 21, 2018
  • Professor of Economics, Orley Ashenfelter delivered the lecture “Do Vineyards and Vintages Affect Wine Quality and Prices: The Economics of Wine” to the Princeton Club of Western Washington, April 15, 2018
  • Professor of French and Italian and Comparative Literature, David Bellos delivered the lecture “The Novel of the Century” to the Princeton Club of Savannah, April 13, 2018
  • Professor of Music, Steve Mackey delivered the lecture “Princeton Reflections: Music, Art and More” to the Princeton Alumni Association of Southwest Florida, March 17, 2018
  • Vice Provost for International Affairs and Operations, Anastasia Vrachnos delivered the lecture "Princeton's International Partnerships and Initiatives" to the Princeton Alumni Association of France, December 6, 2017

Getting Started

Regional association and affiliated group officers may request a speaker by submitting the Speakers Bureau Request Form. TigerNet login required

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Questions about the Speaker's Bureau Program? Refer to our Speaker's Bureau FAQ.

Information for University Speakers

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