Speeches and Letters

2014-2015

Risking Success on the Modest, Kindly and Selfless
Remarks at Convocation 2014
August 27, 2014

Friendship Found
Remarks at Matriculation 2014
August 24, 2014

2013-2014

Splendid, Beautiful, Enduring
Remarks at Reunion 2014

Footprints
Remarks at Commencement
May 18, 2014

Under Repair
Remarks for Baccalaureate
May 18, 2014

Character Matters More
Remarks at the service for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 20, 2014

New York 6 Presidents Reject Call for Boycott
January 2, 2014

Defining a Year
Remarks at Convocation 2013
August 28, 2013

Brief Biographies of New or Promoted Faculty and Staff, Fall 2013

Novel Attitudes
Remarks to the Class of 2017 at Matriculation
August 25, 2013

2012-2013

We Carry On
Remarks to Alumni at Reunion 2013
June 1, 2013

Companionship Stays With Us
Remarks to Graduates
May 19, 2013

Comfort and Courage
Remarks at Baccalaureate Service
May 19, 2013

Dream and Dilemma
Remarks at the service for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 21, 2013 

Call Me When You Get It
Remarks to the Faculty and Staff at Opening Convocation
August 29, 2012 

Remarks to the Class of 2016 at Matriculation (text)
Video of Matriculation
August 26, 2012

2011-2012

An Inventory of the Possible
Reunion, June 2, 2012

Living Forward
Commencement, May 20, 2012

Blessings Around and Within
Baccalaureate, May 20, 2012

Gardens of Originality
How to overcome the routine to do the essential

University Business, April 2012 

Remarks at the annual Martin Luther King Day Service
"Are We Ensigns of Hope?"
January 23, 2012

Remarks to Faculty and Staff at Opening Convocation
"Lessons from the Front Room"
August 24, 2011 

Remarks to the Class of 2015 at Matriculation
"Books and Bells"
August 21, 2011 

2010-2011

Summer Community Letter
June 20, 2011

We'll Ne're Forget
Remarks at Commencement Ceremon
May 22, 2011

A Registry of Surprise
Remarks from the Baccalaureate Ceremony
May 22, 2011

Spring Community Letter
April 18, 2011

"Not Always"
Remarks from the Martin Luther King Observance
January 24, 2011 

Fall Community Letter
November 29, 2010

Remarks to Faculty and Staff at Opening Convocation
"Three Drops of Water"
August 25, 2010

Remarks to the Class of 2014 at Matriculation
"Here Now to Dream"
August 22, 2010

Summer Letter to Laurentians
August 3, 2010

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