The Faculty Conference adopted a definition of cultural events as an approved cultural event is chosen from areas such as plays, films, art exhibitions, dance, and musical performances or from lectures of general appeal. Over the years, the Cultural Events Committee has evolved a series of general guidelines to assist in making decisions and interpreting this definition.
Events must fit one of the following criteria to meet the cultural events definition:
Lectures, panel discussions, and forums of general appeal are based on the speaker's ability to generate new ideas and discussion on topics of broad significance. Lectures that receive approval will have the following attributes: