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Can We Talk About Freedom?
Opening Convocation Address
Smith Hall Auditorium, Randolph College, August 30, 2017

Opening Convocation address on freedom of speech
Smith Hall Auditorium, Randolph College, August 30, 2016


Why study liberal arts?
The Pittsburgh Post-Tribune, October 14, 2014

Republished as
Opinion: Liberal arts help create good citizens, good workers, October 21, 2014

The Wrong College Ratings
The New York Times, December 17, 2013


Inauguration: Recap, April 28, 2014

Inauguration: Installation Ceremony (full ceremony 1:47:00), April 26, 2014

Inauguration Video: “Bradley W. Bateman: A Passionate Leader & A Champion For The Liberal Arts” (played during the installation ceremony), April 26, 2014

Inauguration Video: “Here Let Wisdom Rise: Thoughts on Liberal Studies – Excerpted From Seneca’s ‘Letters From A Stoic’” (played during the installation ceremony), April 26, 2014

Inauguration Video: “Randolph College: A Member Of The Lynchburg Community” (played live prior to inaugural concert), April 26, 2014

Inaugural Symposium: Why Teach? Why Advise? (full session 1:25:47), April 25, 2014

Inaugural Symposium: Why Create? Why Serve? (full session 1:28:51), April 25, 2014

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Address, January 23, 2014

2014 New Year Message, January 6, 2014

Convocation Address, September 5, 2013

Message to the Community (upon being selected as president of Randolph College), February 14, 2013


Announcement and Messages

A statement regarding Sweet Briar College from Randolph College President Bradley W. Bateman, March 3, 2015

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