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2010 Speeches & Statements Archive
October 05, 2010
Well, let me start by saying that this academic year has gotten off, I think, to a great start and it’s really, I think, an extraordinary achievement to watch something that really began before my arrival here, which was the university’s progress toward becoming a more and more selective institution.
September 15, 2010
All young people should have the opportunity to realize their dreams by attaining the highest level of education of which they are capable.
June 12, 2010
"President Ouaouicha; Excellencies; Fellow Trustees; Distinguished Colleagues; and, above all, members of the Al Akhawayn University Class of 2010: Assalamu Alaykum. Peace be upon you. I was deeply honored and humbled by the invitation to address you on this very solemn but also exceedingly joyous occasion."
May 16, 2010
Ladies and gentlemen: it is now my honor to welcome the Class of 2010 into the lifelong and worldwide community of George Washington University alumni.
March 24, 2010
Transforming George Washington into a model of urban sustainability is among the university's priorities. As we consider our own personal contributions to this effort, I invite you to join the Green Living Committee in celebrating "Earth Hour" on Saturday, March 27th.
February 09, 2010
Many words are being used to describe this week's weather events - snowmaggedon and snowpocalypse among them - but I offer just one word to all of you: Thanks!
January 14, 2010
As you know, a tragic situation is unfolding in Haiti following a devastating earthquake. Insofar as we can determine at this time, no George Washington students or employees were in Haiti when the earthquake occurred, but members of our university community do have family and friends there.