Convocation

2020

On Tuesday, September 8, 2020 President Christina H. Paxson officially proclaimed the opening of Brown's 257th academic year and welcomed students to campus. Associate Professor of Religious Studies Andre C. Willis delivered the keynote address, "The New Normal."

2020 Convocation Highlights

On Tuesday, September 8, 2020 President Christina H. Paxson and Associate Professor of Religious Studies Andre C. Willis officially proclaimed the opening of Brown's 257th academic year.

Watch the Full 2020 Convocation Program

With remarks from President Christina H. Paxson and the keynote address "The New Normal" by Professor Andre C. Willis.

View the full text of President Paxson’s remarks as well as the keynote address by Professor Andre C. Willis.