Washington, D.C. – Elizabeth City State University Chancellor Dr. Willie J. Gilchrist and his wife, Jacqueline, will be Congressman G. K. Butterfield’s guests at President Barrack Obama’s State of the Union Address tonight.
Obama is expected to deliver the State of the Union Address at 9:00 pm before a joint session of Congress. The speech will be delivered on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Gilchrist and his wife will be sitting in the House gallery along with the other honored guests, including First Lady Michelle Obama.
Gilchrist was appointed Elizabeth City State University’s chancellor on March 15, 2007 after serving as its interim chancellor beginning September 1, 2006. He has over 30 years of experience as an educator and administrator.
Contact: Ken Willis
Phone: (202) 225-3101
U.S. Representative G. K. Butterfield
First District of North Carolina