• Colgate University is pictured with fall foliage
    Despite excelling in the classroom, some high school students may face significant obstacles when pursuing higher education. The Colgate in Focus program aims to support these high achieving students by providing resources to help close gaps in access to higher education.
    October 18, 2018
  • Trees along willow path with their trunks wrapped in lights
    What activates your inner nerd? President Brian W. Casey is a self-confessed campus architecture nerd. Casey presented on his obsession during Brown Commons’s inaugural Nerd Nite lecture, “Set in Stone: The Role Architecture Plays in Institutions of Higher Education.” Surrounded by a group of professors, students, and members of the Hamilton community, Casey made a […]
    April 5, 2018
  • New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium presidents — including Colgate University President Brian W. Casey — sent the following letter to members of New York’s Congressional and Senate delegations today, following President Donald J. Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
    September 5, 2017
  • campus in autumn
    Many of Colgate University’s most recognizable traditions have long included a symbolic torchlit walk, representing the force of the light of knowledge. For generations, during the university’s annual Founders’ Day ceremony, Konosioni Senior Honors Society members led first-year students up the hill by firelight. The night before commencement, seniors have processed back down the hill, […]
    August 18, 2017
  • Academic Quad, c. 1915
    Dear Colgate Faculty, Students, and Staff Members, When those of you who were away return this August, you will notice a number of changes to the campus. Most notably, excavation and construction have begun for the new residence halls located between the COOP, Andrews Hall, and Stillman Hall. The work included the removal of a […]
    August 10, 2017
  • While this is a very busy time for the campus as faculty and students end the semester and academic year, it is important to honor the commitment I made to the Colgate community to share what we have learned regarding last week’s campus security incident and how we plan to move forward. Immediately following the […]
    May 12, 2017
  • Colgate's campus scene from afar amidst fall foliage
    This message was written to members of the Colgate campus community by President Brian W. Casey President Trump’s recent executive order, which unjustly restricts the movement of citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries, impedes Colgate’s educational mission and attacks our university’s — and this nation’s — core values. In the current moment, when there is […]
    February 9, 2017
  • A stone marker on campus featuring the Colgate seal
    This message was written by President Brian W. Casey The recent executive order mandating a 90-day ban on entry into the U.S. by citizens of seven nations runs counter to the mission and principles of Colgate University. Our institution is deeply engaged with scholarship across the globe and committed to the thoughtful exchange of ideas […]
    January 29, 2017
  • Members of the Media in the 21st Century panel.
    When asked to talk a bit about the thought process that goes on behind closed doors at some of the nation’s most elite media organizations, CBS 60 Minutes Executive Producer Jeff Fager ’77 summed it all up in a single sentence: “We try to shed light in dark places.”
    October 6, 2016