A reception welcoming Chautauqua Institution’s new president, Michael E. Hill, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 10 at the Robert H. Jackson Center.
The reception will begin at 4:30 p.m. with light refreshments and a meet and greet with community members and Hill. At 5:30 p.m. Greg Peterson will interview Hill about his path to Chautauqua.
This free and public event is hosted by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation and is open to all members of the community. RSVP’s are not necessary.
Hill was elected the 18th president of Chautauqua Institution on Nov. 4, 2016, and formally took office on Jan. 1. He most recently was president and CEO of Youth for Understanding USA, and has held senior leadership positions at the Washington National Cathedral, The Washington Ballet and United Cerebral Palsy. Currently a member of the St. Bonaventure University Board of Trustees, he helped launch the university’s Quick Arts Center as its director in the late 1990s.
For more information regarding the reception, contact the Community Foundation at 716-661-3390.