Calvin College Inaugurates Its 10th President, Michael Le Roy

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Monday, October 22, 2012

Michael Le Roy was inaugurated Saturday, Oct. 20 as the 10th president of Calvin College.

Le Roy, who was officially hired in June, told an estimated 2,000 people about the history of the college, its place within the Christian Reformed Church and what path the institution will take as it contends with the changing landscape of higher education.

"This house is not a fortress for keeping and holding, but for sending agents of renewal into brokenness around the corner or around the world," Le Roy told the crowd at Calvin's Van Noord Arena.

"We know we will continue to prepare professional students for their vocations in business, education, engineering, and health professions; we know that our students now graduate into a diverse and uncertain world so we must also prepare them for that," Le Roy said.

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