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President's Council and Legacy Trust Recognition Weekend

  • Repeats: Every day from May 6, 2011 to May 8, 2011.
  • Date: Sunday, May 8, 2011
  • Time: All day
  • Location: Luther College

Legacy Trust Scholarship donors and their student recipients are honored at a Saturday luncheon, and President’s Council donors are recognized at dinner Saturday evening. Donors may attend information sessions Saturday afternoon and enjoy various student-ensemble performances Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and also watch the Luther Norse compete.

Friday, May 6

7:30 p.m.  Opera performance, CFL

Saturday, May 7

10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m.  Check-in, Dahl Centennial Union

11:15 a.m.  Legacy Trust Scholarship luncheon, Peace Dining Room

1:30 p.m.  Session 1: Luther History Walk—begins at Bentdahl Commons

            Take a guided tour of Luther's past through this sesquicentennial-inspired living history performance event. Costumed actors stationed throughout campus bring to life many of the people and pivotal moments that have shaped the college since 1861.  Meet a few founders at the Pioneer Memorial; relive the aftermath of the 1889 fire from the porch of Campus House; consider being among the first women to graduate from Luther in the '30s, and more. 

2:45 p.m.  Session 2: Task Group 150, An Update—Mott Borlaug Rooms

            Named in recognition of the college's sesquicentennial celebration, Task Group 150: Mission, Realities, and Resources will work in tandem with the five members of the Luther Board of Regents’ Institutional Planning and Board Affairs Committee to assure that the college's plans and operations are grounded in current reality and can be sustained in the future. Task Group 150 was appointed by President Torgerson to address the most serious challenges confronting the college at a time of economic constraints and demographic shifts.

3:45 p.m.  Session 3: Sustainability and Wind Turbine Progress—Mott Borlaug Rooms

            Luther’s wind turbine is a reality; hear the latest wind turbine news as well as an overview of other college sustainability initiatives. 

5:00 p.m.  President’s Council recognition dinner, Peace Dining Room

7:30 p.m.  Opera performance, CFL

Sunday, May 8

            10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  Peace brunch

            10:00 a.m.  Worship service

            11:30 a.m.  Life member brunch

            2:00 p.m.  Distinction in Accompanying Finalist student recital, Noble Recital Hall

President's Council and Legacy Trust donors should look for invitations to the recognition events in March, with RSVPs due April 1. If you have questions about the events or how to become a member of the President’s Council or Legacy Trust, please contact the Development Office at 563.387.1862, or 800.225.8664, or e-mail [email protected].

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