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Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration of Integration

Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration of the School’s Integration

 
THURSDAY, JANUARY 24

3:00 p.m. African American alumni meet with the headmaster for a presentation/conversation on the state of the school

4:00 p.m. African American alumni meet with members of the Minority Caucus

5:00 p.m. Keynote lecture in the Bowman Gray Auditorium, delivered by Edward L. Ayers, retired president of the University of Richmond

6:00 p.m. Seated meal in the Terry Dining Hall

7:00 p.m. Panel discussion, including alumni and faculty participants from the era of integration and beyond

8:30 p.m. Reception in honor of Woodberry’s African American alumni

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25

Extended advisory time for faculty and boys to share reactions to what we learned the previous day and what work remains to be done here at Woodberry, in our nation, and the world

Guests are invited to visit classes or go on a campus tour

Accommodations for the Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration of the School’s Integration

A block of rooms is available at The Round Hill Inn under “The 50th Celebration.” Please call 540-672-6691 to reserve your room.
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