2008 Annual Address by the Vice-Chancellor (7:35)
Speaker:Prof. Alison Richard
Event:Annual Vice-Chancellor Address
Date:October 1, 2008
“It is in the last quarter-century that the institutions of Cambridge have come to value relationships with alumni, and to treat those relationships seriously. The evidence of change, a re-imagining of the role of alumni in the life of the University, is all around us….
“Having spent a lot of time over the past five years in conversation with alumni around the world, I am convinced that they are an institutional asset whose value we have not yet fully realized….
“We are fortunate indeed to have educated some of the brightest students in each generation, and now we are fortunate to have the opportunity as well as the need to bring these former students more fully into the Cambridge community – today, and for the future….
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