University President Christina Paxson welcomed Brown students and keynote speaker Andrew G. Campbell urged students to examine their own assumptions, call upon their imaginations and take creative and intellectual risks.

2016 Convocation Highlights

Brown's 253rd Opening Convocation took place on Tuesday, September 6th, 2016. President Christina Paxson officially opened the school year and the keynote address, "Can You Imagine?" was delivered by Dean of the Graduate School Andrew G. Campbell.

Watch the Convocation program with President Paxson and Dean Campbell.