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Inaugural Address

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George HagertyGeorge J. Hagerty was installed as the third President of Beacon College on February 21, 2014, coinciding roughly with the College’s 25th anniversary.  In his inaugural address, Dr. Hagerty

  • Reflected on Beacon College’s extraordinary history and track record
  • Talked about the specific challenges faced in providing a rich undergraduate experience for students who learn differently (those with diagnosed learning disabilities, dyslexia, ADHD, etc.)
  • Set forth Beacon’s promise to help students create a life abundant.

He concluded with a quote from a talk Eudora Welty gave at Harvard University while he was a student there:  “You see, I have lived a sheltered life, but a sheltered life can be a daring life as well. For all serious daring comes from within.

Read Dr. Hagerty’s Inaugural Address | Watch Dr. Hagerty’s Inaugural Video