Orange County, CA: General H. R. McMaster, former National Security Advisor to President Donald J. Trump, will speak on Thursday, September 27, at 7 p.m., at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, and on Friday, September 28, at noon at Chapman University in the Argyros Forum Room 209  to commemorate a the signing of a partnership agreement between the two institutions.  This partnership is the first formal agreement of its kind between the Nixon Foundation and a university.

The primary feature of this partnership is a fellowship for Foreign Service Officers from the U.S. State Department’s Foreign Service Diplomatic Initiative to spend 18 months at Chapman University in Orange to obtain a master’s degree in War and Society while conducting archival research at the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda.

Baribault and Struppa will sign a formal agreement at Chapman University on September 28 at 12 p.m.

About Chapman University: As the third largest private institution in California, Chapman University is rated fifth in the Best Regional Universities West Rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The University’s 10 schools and colleges enroll approximately 6,400 undergraduate and 2,100 graduate students studying business; the arts; science and technology; education; communication; film and media arts; pharmacy; the health sciences; the humanities and social sciences; and law. Founded in 1861 and based in the city of Orange, California, Chapman University also includes the Harry and Diane Rinker Health Science campus in Irvine. In 2020, the University will open its 11th college, the Fowler School of Engineering in its newest facility, the Keck Center for Science and Engineering. Visit

About the Richard Nixon Foundation: The Richard Nixon Foundation is a privately supported, nonprofit, nonpartisan institution dedicated to informing and educating the public about the life, legacy, and times of the 37th President.  The Foundation owns the nine-acre campus and buildings comprising the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, and jointly operates the Library and Museum site with the National Archives.  For more information, call 714 993-5075 or go to


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