Reprinted with permission of the News-Register. By Starla Pointer, August 27, 2018. Most of Linfield College’s new students — about 375, including both freshmen and transfers — attended the traditional opening convocation Friday along with parents, staff and other college community members. Classes started Monday.
Linfield’s new president, Miles Davis, opened his part of the convocation with a shout.
Miles K. Davis, Linfield College president, will present the keynote address at opening convocation on Friday, Aug. 24, at 9:30 a.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium at Linfield. The talk is entitled “Why we need liberal arts education more than ever.”
Daniel Pollack-Pelzner, the Ronni Lacroute Chair in Shakespeare Studies at Linfield College, will present the keynote address at opening convocation on Friday, Aug. 25, at 9:30 a.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium at Linfield College. The talk is entitled “Digital Shakespeare.”