Founders’ Day Convocation

  • on 11 Oct 2013
  • All Saints' Chapel

Justice Robert Laidlaw Brown, C’63, former associate justice on the Arkansas Supreme Court, will deliver the Founders’ Day address and receive an honorary Doctor of Civil Law during the Oct. 11 Convocation. Honorary degrees will also be conferred upon Henry Louis “Skip” Gates Jr., the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University and director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, and the Rev. Becca Stevens, C’85, chaplain at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Chapel at Vanderbilt University and the founder of Magdalene and Thistle Farms. The Founders’ Day ceremony will also include the induction of new members into the Order of Gownsmen. The service will be streamed live; learn more about the Convocation here.