CU-Boulder to host Republican presidential candidate debate on Oct. 28

Published: July 16, 2015
The University of Colorado Boulder and CNBC will host the third in a series of Republican presidential candidate debates on the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 28 at the Coors Events Center. The debate, which CNBC will broadcast to a nationwide audience, will focus on key economic issues, such as jobs, taxes, the deficit and the health of the U.S. economy.
The first two Republican debates will be held at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena on Aug. 6 and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Southern California on Sept. 16. 
“We are delighted to host the first of the Republican presidential candidate debates to be held on a university campus,” said CU-Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano. “We have a long history at CU-Boulder of hosting high-profile visitors who bring exciting and engaging opportunities for our students and community to hear a variety of viewpoints. We appreciate the opportunity to partner with CNBC and feel this debate will be a memorable experience for our students and the entire community.”
Ticket details are still being finalized, but an allotment of tickets for CU-Boulder students will be available. More details will be available in the coming months.