The Inauguration of Dr. Merodie A. Hancock

The Inauguration of Merodie A. Hancock

Dr. Merodie A. Hancock

The inaugural celebration for President Merodie A. Hancock and other related activities will take place at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, 2014 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Dr. Hancock will be inaugurated as the fourth president of SUNY Empire State College at a ceremony during the annual All College Conference. In attendance will be SUNY Chairman of the Board H. Carl McCall, SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher, alumni, faculty, staff, students, scholars and dignitaries from New York state and beyond.

The theme of the inaugural celebration is re-emergence and it will highlight Hancock’s career and advocacy for nontraditional learners, while beginning to lay the groundwork for the future of the college.

At this year’s Boyer Family Lecture Series, Brian Gallagher, CEO of United Way Worldwide, will address the college community prior to the ceremony.

The ceremony will be streamed on ESC-TV, starting at 3:45 p.m., on Thursday, March 27, 2014.