President Eaton Engages
Communicating the institution's
vision for "engaging the culture and changing the world" to local and
national audiences is one of Seattle Pacific University President Philip
top priorities. The following list is a sampling of his recent speaking
and professional involvements:
- Emerald City Rotary. April 24, 2001, Seattle. President Eaton
addressed this downtown Rotary club on "Culture Shaping and Character
Formation: The Old and the New for Higher Education."
- City Chapel Fellowship. April 26, 2001, Washington Athletic Club,
Seattle. President Eaton spoke on "The Unfolding Stories of Our Lives" to
this longstanding downtown organization.
- Westmont College Commencement Address. May 5, 2001, Santa
Barbara, California. Addressing West-mont graduates, President Eaton asked
them, "What Will Be Your Life Story?"
- World Vision Chapel. May 9, 2001, Federal Way, Washington.
President Eaton visited World Vision's headquarters to speak to the WV staff
on "How to Change the World: Aligning Our Stories With the Big Story."
- Renton Rotary Club. June 14, 2001, Renton, Washington. President
Eaton addressed the Rotarians on "Good Leaders for a New Century."
- SPU Tour in England. June
18-29, 2001. President and Mrs. Eaton hosted this tour for a group of SPU's
special friends. In addition to leading the group to various historic sites,
the president provided reflections on British
poetry along the way.
- The Wharton Institute for
Research on Higher Education. July
8-12, 2001, University of Pennsylvania. President Eaton and his cabinet
participated in a senior leadership conference on strategy-building for
change led by faculty from The Wharton School.