Application for Distinguished Lecture Fund

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Please complete this application in its entirety and click the send button.

1. Enter contact and approval information.

Name of Requester:
College or
University Area:
Campus Box:
Email Address:
Dept. Chair Approval:
Yes No
College Dean Approval:
Yes No
2. Enter proposed speaker/event information.
Name of Speaker:
Speaker Fee:
Amount Request from Distinguished Lecture Fund:

Enter if amount is different than only speaker fee and explain breakdown of funds requested.
Supplemental Funds Available from Department
or College?:


If yes, explain.
Please include amount from each department, college or committee.

Potential Topic to Present:
Name of Event:
Date of Event:
use (mm/dd/yy) format
Day of Event:
Time of Event:
use (hh:mm am/pm) format
Estimated Audience Size:
Estimated MTSU Student Audience Size:
Classes & Groups Required to Attend:
Who will be Targeted to Attend:
Type of Promotion to be Done for Event:
Other Proposed Activities While On Campus:

Social Appearances
Class Appearances
Please Explain:

Biographical Sketch
of Speaker:

3. Write a summary on how your proposed speaker will address the following criteria: (please be very specific)

  • Collaboration between multiple departments and/or colleges and how the collaboration will be promoted to each area.
  • Integration as a course requirement in one or more classes
  • Availability and willingness to meet with students and others in small groups
  • Potential for popular appeal
  • Community interest in the subject matter
  • Media interest
Summary :