State of the University

Thank you to everyone who attended, participated in, or supported the 2022 State of the University address.  You can read a transcript of the address. We will have a video of the speech posted here soon. 

State of the University Address

Video Quick Links

0:00 - Welcome

2:53 - Invocation

6:53 - Pledge of Allegiance

8:00 - Introduction of President

9:00 - President's Address


The annual SOTU address is an opportunity for the President to reflect on the CDU’s recent accomplishments and lay out objectives for the future. The address was delivered by the University’s President and CEO, Dr. David M. Carlisle. 

This 2022 address theme was "Progress and Perseverance." The event included an invocation to commence the proceedings and was held on campus on the W.M. Keck Building Lawn. 

The 2022 State of the University address covered the 2021-2022 academic year.  The year had many highlights for the University, including these key moments…   

View Last Year's State of the University