/ Provost's Office

Schedule of Events

Thursday, August 23

Faculty and Staff Photos — All day
8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.   TBD
MORNING SESSION — ALL EMPLOYEES ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND
8:15 a.M Communion Service — Dimnent Chapel
9:15 a.M. Fellowship/Refreshments — Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts (JHMC)
10–11 a.M President's Address, President Rev. Dr. Dennis Voskuil — JHMC Concert Hall
AFTERNOON ACADEMIC SESSION — PARTICIPATION BY FULL-TIME FACULTY IS EXPECTED
1–3:30 P.M TBD — JHMC
Banquet — Attendance Optional — Adults only pleaseBusiness Casual Attire 
6–8:30 P.M Banquet for faculty, administrative staff, emeritus and spouse/partner — Haworth Center

  • Seating begins 6:00 p.m.
  • Buffet dinner service will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.
  • The menu will consist of an assortment of dishes accommodating various dietary needs

Friday, AUGUST 24

Business Meeting — ALL EMPLOYEES ARE INVITED TO ATTEND
9–10:30 A.M Faculty Business Meeting, Provost's Address, agenda TBD — Maas Auditorium

  • Refreshments available beginning 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, AUGUST 25

Picnic supper — ALL faculty members and their families are invited TO ATTEND
5-6:30 p.M Join new students and their families for a picnic supper in the Pine Grove as guests of the college.

Sunday, AUGUST 26

Fall Convocation — FULL-TIME FACULTY ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND IN FULL ACADEMIC REGALIA
2 p.M Fall Convocation — DeVos Fieldhouse
Speaker: Dr. Fred Johnson, Associate Professor of History

  • Be in line and ready to process at 1:30 p.m.
  • The processional will begin at 1:50 p.m.
Faculty seating will be primarily on stage — if you have difficulties using stairs, please contact Carrie (high@hope.edu or x7970) for accessible seating

Monday, AUGUST 27

Workshop — Required for Committee/Board Chairpersons and/or Secretaries
2 p.M Workshop on Campus Governance, agenda TBD — Herrick Room