View of Yager Hall bell tower through the pergola on Founders' Way

Speeches, Remarks & Interviews

President Drugovich is frequently invited to address professional organizations on issues ranging from regulatory compliance in higher education to women in leadership. She regularly addresses the Hartwick community during annual convocations, events and occasions. Her insights are sought by media outlets and consultants for opinion pieces on affordability, three-year bachelors degree programs, and successful higher education partnerships.

Celebrating Hartwick's 225th Anniversary!

Listen as College’s Board of Trustees Chairman David H. Long ’83, H’14 and President Margaret L. Drugovich launch a year-long service drive, “One Wick Worldwide,” which will recognize and inspire acts of kindness throughout Hartwick’s worldwide community. A milestone event in Hartwick’s 225th-anniversary celebration, the initiative kicked off on February 25 (2-25).

Join One Wick Worldwide Now


Listen in as President Margaret L. Drugovich offers context for Hartwick’s extraordinary history, insights into the forces that continue to drive Hartwick’s success, and enthusiasm for the College’s future. – January 7, 2022

President's Video Messages
Messages from the President

President's Past Speeches, Remarks & Interviews by Year

Virtual Stephen Green Essay Contest: May 5
Virtual Student Leadership Awards: May 13
Virtual VITA Ceremony: May 18
Virtual Honors Convocation: May 19
Virtual Art & Art History Senior Thesis Exhibition Reception: May 20
Virtual Introductory Law Class: May 20
Virtual Nurses Pinning Ceremony: May 28
Virtual Commencement Ceremony: May 29
Virtual Kellogg Society Event: June 17
The Attorney General Can be Your Ally In Transformation.  Panel discussion with NYS Charities Bureau and others on strategies for working with Attorneys General when developing an institutional change agenda. Via live remote stream. June 18
Opening Convocation Video: August 26
Opening Convocation Remarks: August 26

Rotary, Oneonta NY. Hartwick Students: Then and Now. January 3
National Association for Presidential Assistants in Higher Education (NAPAHE)Philadelphia, PA. Panel: Innovation, Inclusion and Engagement: Colleges and Universities in Partnership with Their Local Communities. March 10
Dean’s List Reception: March 20
Accepted Students Day: April 6
Honors Banquet: April 7
Leslie G. Rude Memorial Lecture: April 10
Stephen Green Essay Contest: May 1
Honors Convocation: May 1
Partners in Scholarship Luncheon: May 2
Wick Auction: May 2
Student Leadership Awards: May 8
Athletic Awards: May 9
Nurses Pinning and Art reception: May 17
JCH Breakfast: May 18
Commencement Ceremony: May 18
9th Annual Women in IR and Assessment Leadership Retreat Colby College
Keynote: A Presidential Conversation. August 5
The New York State Unified Court System Sixth Judicial District & The Richard C. Failla LGBTQ Commission of the New York Courts. LGBTQ Challenges & Importance of Equal Access. June 18
Opening Convocation: August 22
Hartwick Seminary Sunday Service: September 8
True Blue Weekend: September 21
Scholarship Reception: September 24
Scholarship Reception: November 13