The man who has served as Binghamton University’s youngest and oldest president was honored by the campus community Dec. 6 for his ageless energy, enthusiasm and optimistic leadership.
In turn, President C. Peter Magrath paid tribute to those who make Binghamton University thrive on a daily basis.
“This is a very special place,” he said. “It’s special because everybody who serves here really cares about the enterprise. … Whether they are shoveling snow or cutting grass or they are faculty in the laboratory – people really care. And that makes this place unbelievably special.”
Magrath, 78, will retire at the end of the month after beginning a second term as president on July 1, 2010. He previously served as president from 1972-1974.
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