Founders' Day Convocation
Convocation begins with the traditional procession of the first-year class, led by the University president, deans, and the faculty in academic regalia. The Founders’ Day ceremony commemorates Colgate's historic origins, and welcomes the first-year class into the University's community of scholars. The keynote speaker is Professor Jeff Bary (physics and astronomy), who oversees Colgate's first-year seminars, and President Brian W. Casey will give a closing address.
Those unable to attend can watch on Colgate University's Livestream channel.
For a full-year view of the official academic calendar, visit colgate.edu/academiccalendar.
Wednesday, August 28 at 8:00pm
Colgate Memorial Chapel
13 Oak Dr., Hamilton, NY 13346