2004-2005

Dennis Berkey Inaugurated as Worcester Polytechnic Institute President

Dennis D. Berkey was formally inaugurated as Worcester Polytechnic Institute's 15th president and chief executive officer yesterday during an outdoor ceremony on the campus Quadrangle. The historic occasion was witnessed by more than 700 alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff, government officials, and representatives from business, not-for-profit, and civic communities. The nearly 90-minute long program featured a keynote speech by U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy, the presentation of WPI Presidential Medals to Senator Kennedy, Congressman James P. McGovern, and WPI Dean Emeritus of Undergraduate Studies William R. Grogan, and Berkey's inaugural address.  Read more...

May 21, 2005