Duke President Vincent E. Price giving a speech

Speeches & Writings

Duke MLK Commemoration Remarks

President Vincent E. Price January 14, 2018 As President of Duke University, it is my honor to welcome you to this historic chapel for a celebration of the life of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We gather today as well to celebrate of the trailblazing legacy of Dr. Samuel Dubois Cook, Duke’s first...

Inaugural Address

October 5, 2017 – Abele Quad, Durham, NC Thank you, Jack, for the kind introduction, and to you, Ellen, for that heartfelt blessing. I also want to echo Jack’s appreciation of Nan and Dick, who provided visionary leadership to this university, and offer a special thanks to you, Amy, for sharing your friendship, wisdom...