Memorial Service for Patrick Hill - July 2nd

Event Date: July 02, 2008 6:00 PM

A Memorial service for Patrick Hill - gifted scholar, poet, and storyteller, former Evergreen Academic Vice President and Provost, and Emeritus Member of the Faculty -- has been scheduled for Wednesday, July 2 at 6:00 pm in the Longhouse at The Evergreen State College.

For driving directions, please visit http://www.evergreen.edu/tour.

The memorial service will also be streamed live at www.evergreen.edu/streams.

The Board of Trustees resolution from the June 12 Emeritus Member conference ceremony captured some of Patrick’s vast contributions to the college:

Upon unanimous recommendation of the Faculty of The Evergreen State College, and

In recognition of 24 years of outstanding service to The Evergreen State College as a Member of the Faculty and Academic Vice President and Provost; of his contributions to the curriculum in the areas of Irish studies and philosophy; of his scholarly leadership; of his ability to maintain the tension between collaboration and free-flowing creativity; of his leadership in hiring a diverse faculty with substantive multicultural experience;

In appreciation of his commitment to both process and content; of his genuine concern for students; of his principles of forgiveness and community; of his deep commitment to social justice; of his thoughtful work with both colleagues and students while engaging in difficult subjects; of his brilliant lectures; and of his storytelling and poetry;

The Board of Trustees does hereby confer the title of Emeritus Member of the Faculty upon Patrick Hill, with all the rights and privileges pertaining thereto.