Burger Inauguration as Southwestern President

Recent Williams Mathematics Professor Edward B. Burger was inaugurated as President of Southwestern University on March 25, 2014 (preceded by Prof. Morgan’s Soap Bubble Geometry Contest). Watch Burger’s address, read the transcript, or watch the entire installation ceremony. See interview of “The Jovial College President” in the Georgetown Sun. Burger received an honorary degree from Williams at Commencement June 2, 2013. Last year Burger was been named 15th President of Southwestern University, effective July 1, 2013.

Williams News Release on Burger as Southwestern President.

Here are pictures of President Burger at Convocation and helping Southwestern students move in:

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Burger’s book with Starbird on “The 5 Elements of Successful Thinking” has been named 2013 Silver Medal Winner in the Independent Publisher Book Awards, Self-Help category.

About Frank Morgan:

Frank Morgan works in minimal surfaces and has published 200 articles and six books. He is currently Atwell Professor of Mathematics Emeritus at Williams College.