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President’s Convocation affirms Lawrence’s voluntary community

On September 19, 2013, Mark Burstein, Lawrence’s 16th President gave his convocation speech, “Crossing the Threshold: Community as Curriculum.” In his first ever convocation, President Burstein discussed the university’s strengths, concerns and the community-focused curriculum that he hopes will serve as the university’s direction under his presidency. President Burstein discussed both his ideal of community