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.
Steve Fabiani, vice president and chief information officer, has accepted the position of vice president for digital innovation and technology at Hofstra University. He will take up his new role later this semester.
Alumni, parents, and friends streamed into the Village of Hamilton by the thousands on Friday, Sept. 21, joining the campus community for Colgate’s three-day Bicentennial Kickoff Celebration. They were greeted by banners hailing Colgate at 200 Years and a calendar packed with special events.
Colgate University has named Paul B. Mischler, currently deputy chief advancement officer at the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Medicine, as vice president for advancement at Colgate University. He will take up his new post on November 5.
Looking back on another successful fiscal year, the campus community is honoring the generosity of alumni, parents, and friends. Overall giving to Colgate rose nearly 10 percent to $35.1 million between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018.
The San Francisco Chronicle writes: It’s a documentarian’s job to depict reality and truth. But what if the reality itself is in question? That was the conundrum filmmaker Penny Lane — her real name — faced when putting together her found-footage documentary The Pain of Others.
Today, members of the Class of 2018 received the degrees that they worked so hard to attain. Honored guests and familiar friends, rising to congratulate them, made clear that these graduates are taking their liberal arts education into a world of change.