Event Notice: BVU's New President to Hold Press Conference March 29

STORM LAKE, IA (03/20/2017) (readMedia)-- Buena Vista University's (BVU) new president elect, Dr. Joshua D. Merchant, will hold a press conference on Wednesday, March 29 at 4:45-5:15 p.m. in Forum Room 6 on the BVU campus. The event will mark the first time Merchant will visit the University since being elected last month.

Doors will open for members of the media at 4:30 p.m. The press conference will also be live streamed at facebook.com/BuenaVistaUniversity for those who are unable to attend. Individuals who tune in to the press conference online are encouraged to submit questions in real time via the comments section. The event moderators will pose as many questions as possible to Merchant throughout the duration of the press conference. Though in person and online media inquiries will be addressed first, questions from BVU alumni and friends will also be accepted. In the event there are too many questions to address during the conference, a Q&A will be posted to www.bvu.edu following the press conference addressing outstanding questions.

Members of the media are welcome to bring equipment to capture original content. If you wish to obtain video footage from the event, please provide your preferred file sharing credentials to Kelsey Hartnett at HartnettK@bvu.edu or 712-749-2625.

Please RSVP to Hartnett by Tuesday, March 28, if you plan to attend the press conference.