Friends, You are invited to gather on campus this Saturday, Nov. 12, in remembrance of Bill Rogers, our 6th President, at which time alumni, friends, faculty, staff and students will honor Bill’s dedication and vision for Guilford’s commitment to a Quaker-inspired liberal arts education. This is also an opportunity to imagine our path for the future, together.
The day will include sharing from President Kyle Farmbry as well as some of Bill’s colleagues,

Adrienne Israel, Max Carter, Vernie Davis, Terry Hammond ‘81, Roy Nydorf, Elwood Parker ‘64, Robert G. Williams and Richie Zweigenhaft. Beverley Rogers and family will participate in the day’s activities.

Schedule for Nov. 12:

1:30-2:45 pm – A Gathering of Friends: Remembering Bill Rogers (Carnegie Room, Hege Academic Commons)


3:00-3:45 pm – Meeting For Worship

4:00-5:00 pm – Reception (Ragsdale House)

5:30-6:30 pm – Bonfire (Guilford Lake)

The wearing of face coverings at Guilford is not required, however, any participant is welcome to wear a face covering if they desire. Parking is available in lots along George Fox Rd., proximate to Hege Academic Commons.

For those who are unable to attend in person, the gathering and Meeting for Worship will be live streamed from the College’s YouTube account. You can find that link on

We hope you are available to join us on Nov. 12 beginning at 1:30 pm in the Carnegie Room of Hege Academic Commons (Library). If you would like to join us in person and haven’t already done so, kindly RSVP here.

Warmly, Ty Buckner, Wess Daniels, Gwen Erickson, Karrie Manson ‘82, Ashley Raper, Meredeth Summers