Pete Buttigieg to visit Cornell College Dec. 7

U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg will speak at Cornell College from 1–2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, on the Orange Carpet in the Thomas Commons. The event is open to the public and doors open at 12:30 p.m. His appearance is part of a candidate visit series to which all eligible candidates are invited.

Pete ButtigiegButtigieg has been the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, since 2012. 

Guest parking is available in the campus visitor lots, which can be seen on the campus map.


In support of Cornell’s mission to develop students’ intellectual curiosity, creativity, and moral courage necessary for a lifetime of learning and engaged citizenship, the college encourages student participation in Iowa’s local, state, and federal elections. Throughout the election season, Cornell will seek to host candidates for high-profile state and national public office. Cornell College does not endorse any candidate seeking elected office or any political party. The college does support critical thinking and analysis of political candidates and how to become civically engaged in the American democratic process.