Schedule of Events: Presidential Forum for the Class of 1968, April 7-10 2016

                               THURSDAY, APRIL 7

3:00 pm         Tour of ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance
6:00 pm         Welcome Reception & Dinner

Faculty Club/Alumni Center

Who will it be? The Unpredictable Presidential Race of 2016 

James McAllister, Chair and Fred Greene Third Century Professor of Political Science

                                  FRIDAY, APRIL 8

7:30 am         Buffet Breakfast & President’s Welcome

Faculty Club/Alumni Center

Remarks by Adam Falk, President, Professor of Physics

9:00 am             The Williams Experience Today

A panel discussion with:

  • Sarah Bolton*, Dean of the College, Professor of Physics
  • Steve Klass, Vice President for Campus Life
  • Leticia E. Haynes ’99, Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Equity
10:30 am       The Financial Fundamentals of Williams

A conversation with:

  • Will Dudley ’89*, Provost, Professor of Philosophy
  • Fred Puddester, Vice President for Finance & Administration and Treasurer
12:15 pm       Lunch with Students & Faculty Members

Williams Inn

2:30 pm         Teaching & Learning in the 21st Century

A panel discussion with:

  • Thomas Garrity, William Kenan, Jr. Professor of Mathematics (moderator)
  • Tiku Majumder, Professor of Physics, Director of the Science Center
  • Nimu Njoya, Assitant Professor of Poitical Science
  • Gail Newman, Harold J. Henry Professor of German, Chair of Curricular Planning Committee
6:00 pm         Reception

Reily Room, Weston Field Complex

7:00 pm         Dinner with President Falk

Reily Room, Weston Field Complex

                                SATURDAY, APRIL 9

8:30 am         Buffet Breakfast

The Log, Spring Street 

10:00 am       The Future of the Career Center

A conversation with:

  • Don Kjelleren, new Director of the Career Center
  • John Malcolm ’86, Vice President for College Relations
Noon              Creating Our Own Williams: Lunch with Student Leaders

Reily Room, Weston Field Complex

Afternoon     Free Time

Optional activities (schedules provided at registration):

  • Athletic events on campus
  • Art museum visits
6:00 pm         Reception & Dinner

Williams Inn

The Opposite of Truth is Not Fiction

Leyla Rouhi, Preston S. Parish ‘41 Third Century Professor of Romance Languages

                                SUNDAY, APRIL 10

8:30 am         Farewell Breakfast & Concluding Conversation

Reily Room, Weston Field Complex

Conversation with President Adam Falk


*Forum Flash: Two more presidents!

Friday morning panelist Provost Will Dudley named president of Washington and Lee University

Friday morning panelist Dean Sarah Bolton named president of The College of Wooster