External Affairs
Georgia Southern University

Diplomatic Services

The Office for External Affairs provides management and protocol expertise for members of the Georgia Southern community in support of high-level state, national, and international visitors and delegations to the Georgia Southern campus, including visits by heads of state and senior government officials.

Facilitates/Manages Diplomatic and Event Protocol:

  • Planning and managing the dignitary’s public speaking logistics and related event arrangements on campus on behalf of the President/Provost’s Office or other designated Georgia Southern University department sponsor.
  • Working with the department sponsor or student group on the appropriate approvals, invitation, and planning processes.
  • Providing guidance regarding general protocol questions such as flags, staging, order of precedence, seating and gift arrangements.
  • Diplomatic protocol support and liaison arrangements for dignitary security with the Department of Public Safety.

Last updated: 1/8/2014

External Affairs • P.O. Box 8033-2, Statesboro, GA 30460 • 912 478-5331