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Convocation 2011

Ceremony of Lights

Convocation 2011

"The question on my mind – and maybe yours – as we gather to begin the 52nd school year of Eckerd College, is "What's next?"  What's next for a College that is, in institutional terms, barely out of diapers, a young College, located in a paradisal setting, which has just been reaccredited with kudos by the toughest of the nation's regional accrediting bodies; has just completed its first successful capital campaign, raising over $80M from more than 10,000 donors in the second worst economy in the last century; a college that continues to attract students from all over the country and the world with its extraordinary commitment to a personalized, first-rate, globally aware, intensive undergraduate education inside and outside the classroom; a College that even in these economically depressed times, in a state harder hit than most, has a balance sheet that has shown less debt and more reserves every year since 2005, continuing improvements – major and minor – to its physical plant, and the addition of superior new young faculty each year: What's next?" Read more

Donald R. Eastman III
President

Ceremony of Lights

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Convocation 2011

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
1:30 p.m.

Fox Hall