The Presidents Dinner

Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021

President's dinner

In partnership with the RW Jones Agency, a national firm focused on media relations in higher education, Bucknell annually hosts The Presidents Dinner, an on-the-record conversation between members of the national news media who cover higher education and more than a dozen leaders of prestigious colleges and universities. Bucknell President John Bravman serves as the event's host and moderates the discussion.

The next Presidents Dinner will take place Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.
 

Media Coverage Resulting From the Event

The conversation has yielded numerous media placements for Bucknell and attending institutions. Below includes several of the highlights over the past few years.

2019

2018

Additional Dinner Coverage Not Specific to Bucknell:

  • Colgate President Brian Casey was quoted extensively in a The New York Times article by Kerry Hannon. "More Colleges Are Playing the Long Game" was published Nov. 2, 2018.
  • Macalester College President Brian Rosenberg published an op-ed in The Chronicle of Higher Education following topics discussed at The Presidents Dinner. The piece was published Sept. 13, 2019.

Participating Leaders and Institutions

Communication Media Book Cover

Bucknell Is Leading the National Media Conversation

Media Highlights 2019-20

Bucknell's faculty and University leaders were featured by the media more than 1,200 times in academic year 2019-20, in publications in all 50 states and more than 90 countries around the world. Learn how Bucknell experts are setting the agenda on topics from the state of higher education to climate change to the COVID-19 pandemic, and much more.

Contact Details

Office of the President

Location

220 Marts Hall