RSVP REMINDER: BVU's New President to Hold Press Conference March 29

Please consider tomorrow's RSVP deadline for BVU president elect Dr. Joshua D. Merchant's press conference

STORM LAKE, IA (03/27/2017) (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 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 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 or 712-749-2625.

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


About Buena Vista University

Since 1891, Buena Vista University has prepared students for lifelong success and blends liberal arts with real-world applications. Our traditional campus on the shores of Storm Lake hosts students in a variety of majors and pre-professional programs, including elementary, secondary, and special education; business and accounting; and biological and chemical sciences. Our 16 degree-completion locations, online, and graduate programs expand student potential with a pace and academic rigor designed for working adults and a variety of class formats that make scheduling even more convenient.