The Inauguration of Dr. Merodie A. Hancock

Celebratory Events

Events begin on Thursday, March 6 and culminate on Thursday, March 27, 2014.

March 6, 13, 20


Three Voices That Shape Our Vision: An Inauguration Celebration Webinar Series
The webinar presenters, distinguished scholars and practitioners in the field of higher education, explore three quotes chosen by Hancock in their talks. (See more information about the series.)

Plan to access webinars 10 minutes early. The link will display in the right column.
March 6
10 - 11 a.m.
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." — Nelson Mandela
  Saleem Badat, vice chancellor, Rhodes University, South Africa
March 13
2 - 3 p.m.
"Education is a seamless web: one level of learning relates to every other." — Ernest L. Boyer Sr.
  James W. Hall, founding president, SUNY Empire State College
March 20
10 - 11 a.m.
"All men by nature desire to know." — Aristotle
  Elizabeth Minnich, senior scholar, Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)

March 27, 2014
  
1 - 2 p.m.
Saratoga City Center
Meeting Rm. 1
The Ernest L. Boyer Sr. Family Lecture Series
Transformational Leadership: Succeeding in a Complex World
   Brian Gallagher, CEO and President of United Way Worldwide
3:30 p.m.
Saratoga Hilton Ballroom
academic procession begins from Saratoga Springs City Hall
inauguration guests begin seating
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Saratoga Hilton Ballroom
Inauguration Ceremony (See the program.)

5:30 - 6 p.m.
Saratoga Hilton
reception (by invitation only)

6 p.m.
Saratoga City Center
dinner (by invitation only)