Six hundred and eighty four members of the Class of 2019 received their degrees during the institution’s 198th commencement exercises held along the banks of Taylor Lake — Colgate’s first outdoor ceremony since 2008.
One of Colgate University’s two new residence halls will be named Jane Pinchin Hall, in honor of Jane Lagoudis Pinchin, former interim president, former provost and dean of the faculty, and Thomas A. Bartlett Chair and professor of English, emerita.
Rabbi Barry R. Baron, former command chaplain in the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) at Fort Bragg, N.C., has been named associate university chaplain and campus rabbi at Colgate University, effective June 15.
Colgate’s Leadership tradition, 200 years in the making, was on full display last weekend as alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends gathered for a series of celebratory events on campus.
Colgate is a distinctive, leading American university known for its intellectual rigor. Daily, the university's world-class professors are conducting field-leading research across disciplines, often offering their undergraduate students an opportunity to contribute to unique knowledge-building projects.
Each year, endowed academic chairs and professorships provide resources that support the work of Colgate faculty members across campus. Colgate’s Board of Trustees approved a new slate of endowed chairholders during its autumn meeting, September 28–29.
Daniel B. Hurwitz ’86, P’17,’20, current Chair of the Colgate University Board of Trustees, has announced that he will step down from his chairmanship, effective May 4, 2019, in response to increased professional obligations.