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University community remembers Paul Burgett

University community remembers Paul Burgett

November 13, 2018

Lee Koonce ’96E (MM), president and artistic director of the Gateways Music Festival, delivers remarks at a memorial service for University Vice President Emeritus and University Dean Emeritus Paul Burgett ’68E, ’76E (PhD) yesterday afternoon. Burgett championed the festival, a multiday series of concerts, performances, and other events designed to provide classical musicians of African descent a performance showcase of their own. (University photo by J. Adam Fenster)

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Paul Burgett, University dean, vice president, and ambassador, remembered

Paul Burgett, University dean, vice president, and ambassador, remembered

August 23, 2018

“No person in the worldwide University of Rochester community is more beloved than Paul Burgett. No brief statement—actually, not even a lengthy obituary—could capture the full extent of Paul’s profound contributions to this university,” says President Richard Feldman in his tribute to Paul Burgett ’68E, ’76E (PhD), who died on Wednesday, Aug. 22. A musician, scholar, teacher, and University leader for more than half a century, Burgett is being affectionately remembered for his longstanding commitment to the University community, the city of Rochester and beyond.

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Burgett Intercultural Center dedicated at refurbished Douglass Building

Burgett Intercultural Center dedicated at refurbished Douglass Building

September 30, 2016

Established in 2013 and named for the vice president and senior advisor to the president, the Burgett Center promotes cultural awareness and engagement, and educates on issues of identity, culture, and diversity.

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‘We only sing the first and third verses…’

‘We only sing the first and third verses…’

August 25, 2015

University Dean Paul Burgett leads the incoming class of 2019 in their first performance of the alma mater, “The Genesee,” joined by members of the University’s a cappella ensembles, President Seligman, and other campus leaders.

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WATCH: The impact Of female black music composers you may not know about

WATCH: The impact Of female black music composers you may not know about

August 18, 2015

Paul Burgett, University Vice President and adjunct professor of music at the University of Rochester, pays tribute to five selected black women composers at the Gateways Music Festival.

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Fifty years ago, Paul Burgett arrived at the University of Rochester

Fifty years ago, Paul Burgett arrived at the University of Rochester

January 15, 2015

Neither has been the same since. Fifty years would be notable enough—but in that half century, Burgett has come to embody the spirit of Rochester. “In many ways, he’s the face of the University,” says attorney John LaBoda ’02, ’03 (T5).

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“Our Work is But Begun”

“Our Work is But Begun”

November 17, 2014

Did you know tuition to the University of Rochester was just $30 a year in 1852 or that Susan B. Anthony convinced the Board of Trustees to admit women in 1900? These are just some of the important facts you’ll learn while reading the new book just released called Our Work is But Begun — a history of the University of Rochester.

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Intercultural Center named to honor Paul Burgett

Intercultural Center named to honor Paul Burgett

October 29, 2014

The Intercultural Center has been named to honor alumnus, dean, and University leader Paul J. Burgett. Earlier this month, the Board of Trustees paid tribute to Burgett ’68E, ’72E (MA), ’76E (PhD), by naming the center on the occasion of his 50th year at the University.

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University’s past to come alive in ‘Icons and Images: The University’s History in 12 Artifacts’

University’s past to come alive in ‘Icons and Images: The University’s History in 12 Artifacts’

October 14, 2014

On Saturday, Oct. 18, two popular experts on University of Rochester history—Paul Burgett, vice president and senior advisor to the president and Melissa Mead, University archivist—will highlight some its most significant milestones and retell some of its best stories.

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