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President's Messages to Campus

2022 Fall Opening of School Meeting

The Fall 2022 opening of school meeting will be held both in-person in Corey Union Function Room and virtually on Thursday, Aug. 25 at 9 a.m. 

The stream will begin at approximately 8:45 a.m. on Aug. 25.



8:30 a.m. – Continental Breakfast

9 a.m. – Welcome and State of the University Address
Dr. Erik J. Bitterbaum, President

10:00 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. – Division Updates

  • Mark Prus, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Mark Yacavone, Vice President for Finance and Management
  • Peter Perkins, Vice President for Institutional Advancement
  • C. Gregory Sharer, Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Lorraine Lopez-Janove, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

11:00 a.m. – Lessons from the Trenches: A Panel Discussion

  • Brittany Adams, Assistant Professor, Literacy
  • Elizabeth Bittel, Assistant Professor, Sociology/Anthropology
  • Kristine Newhall, Associate Professor, Kinesiology
  • Christine Paske, Instructor, Health
  • Daniel Radus, Assistant Professor, English
  • Kim Rombach, Associate Professor, Childhood/Early Childhood Education

Noon – Lunch

Previous President's Opening Meetings