Condoleezza Rice to speak at SJSU on March 22

Editor’s note: As of March 21, this event is sold out with respect to tickets for campus community members and the general public. 

San Jose, Calif. — San Jose State University is pleased to announce our new speaker series, “Insights,” will begin with Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State (2005-2009).

Insights: A Conversation with Condoleezza Rice
San Jose State University

Thursday, March 22
7:30 p.m.

Secretary Rice will offer remarks, to be followed by a conversation with SJSU President Mary A. Papazian.

Media registration is required. Please contact Pat Harris,, or Robin McElhatton,

The speaker’s contract with SJSU states local media may attend this event and record the first three minutes of Secretary Rice’s remarks for b-roll only (video/no audio). Reporters may stay for the entire event, but no other recordings by the media will be permitted. 

More event information is available online.

About San Jose State University

The founding campus of the 23-campus California State University system, San José State provides a comprehensive university education, granting bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in 250 areas of study – offered through its eight colleges.

With more than 35,000 students and nearly 4,370 employees, San José State University continues to be an essential partner in the economic, cultural and social development of Silicon Valley and the state, annually contributing more than 7,000 graduates to the workforce.

The university is immensely proud of the accomplishments of its more than 220,000 alumni, 60 percent of whom live and work in the Bay Area.