President's Opening Meeting

2024 Spring Opening of School Meeting

The Spring 2024 opening of school meeting will be held both in-person in Corey Union Function Room and virtually on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 9 a.m. 

The stream will begin at approximately 9 a.m. on Jan. 18.



8:30 a.m. – Breakfast

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

9:45 a.m. – Break

10 a.m. – “Why I Teach” Panel Discussion

Dr. Bryanne Bellovary, assistant professor, Kinesiology Department
Dr. Odalis Patricia Hidalgo, assistant professor, Modern Languages Department
Dr. Qwynne Lackey, assistant professor, Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies Department
Dr. Lin Lin, professor, Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department
Dr. Keith Newvine, assistant professor, Literacy Department
Dr. Anisha Saxena, assistant professor, History Department

Moderator: Dr. Ann McClellan, provost and vice president for academic affairs

Previous President's Opening Meetings

President's Messages to Campus