Invite the President

The Office of the President is pleased that you would like to invite Interim President Patrick Phillips to attend your event. The president is enthusiastic about representing the University of Oregon and supporting campus and community events. Please follow these procedures to complete your request:

  • Request: contact Maggie Bosworth, the president’s executive assistant, at for a request form and submit it at least three weeks prior to the event
  • Review: the president’s office will review your request and the president’s schedule, then reply to the email address on the invitation request

Preparation Materials

If the president is able to attend your event you will be asked to provide the following material by email to Maggie with the following deadlines:

Ten business days prior to the event:

  • Event invitation: a copy of the invitation, either electronically or hard copy
  • Suggested talking points, if the president is speaking: please provide an overview of any key points or messages the president should cover as part of his remarks, please copy Jennifer Winters at

Five business days prior to the event:

  • Briefing materials: to fully prepare the president for your event and the strategic need you have for his attendance
  • Guest list: identify any notable individuals in attendance, providing appropriate context for the president