Text of speeches, lectures and presentations at Convocation, the traditional ceremony held on the first day of classes each fall.

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Submissions from 2014

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100th Convocation 2014 Address by President Katherine Bergeron, Katherine Bergeron

Submissions from 2013

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Convocation 2013 Address by Denise Pelletier, Denise Pelletier

Submissions from 2012

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Convocation 2012 Address by Debo Adegbile '91, Debo Adegbile '91

Submissions from 2010

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Honor Code Ethics 101, Simon Feldman

Submissions from 2009

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Making the College New - and Old - Again, Catherine McNicol Stock

Submissions from 2008

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Liberal Arts 2.0, Bridget B. Baird

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Convocation 2008 Address by Alumna Liza Talusan, Liza Talusan

Submissions from 2006

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92nd Convocation 2006 Address by President Leo I. Higdon, Jr., Leo I. Higdon

Submissions from 2005

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On Traveling, Teaching, and Storytelling: Some Thoughts on Research, Lindsey B. Harlan

Submissions from 2004

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The Liberal Arts Academy - A Minority Report, W. John Coats

Submissions from 2003

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Why Should Students Do Research?, Bruce R. Branchini