Communicating the institution's vision for "engaging the culture and changing the world" is one of Seattle Pacific University President Philip Eaton's top priorities. The following is a sampling of his recent speaking engagements, professional involvements, writing and media coverage:

  • CCCU Board Meeting. July 28-30, 2001, Frisco, Colorado. President Eaton is currently vice president of the board of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.
  • Letter to Students. September 11, 2001. President Eaton reflected on "A Day of Tragedy," seeking to comfort, encourage and challenge students in light of the events of the day. See
  • State of the University Address. September 19, 2001, on campus. The entire SPU community, including student leaders and trustees, gathered to celebrate a new year. President Eaton reviewed the past year and cast a vision for the year ahead. See
  • Opening Convocation Address. September 25, 2001, on campus. President Eaton gave the keynote address titled "Seeing Through New Glasses" at this ceremony marking the beginning of the 2001-2002 academic year. See
  • Washington CEO Feature. October 2001. President Eaton and SPU were the subjects of a special report in Washington CEO magazine. See
  • Downtown Seattle Rotary Club. October 31, 2001, Seattle. President Eaton addressed some 600 Rotarians on "Seeing Through New Glasses: Educating the Next Generation in a Changed World." See

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