University News
For Immediate Release: 
Feb 26 2007

CONTACT: Anita Moody, Director, Public Relations/Marketing

REMINDER: CU to Honor Former Gov. Gaston Caperton at Charter Day Celebration, Thurs., March 1

Athens, W.Va. – The Concord University Board of Governors and President Jerry L. Beasley will be hosting a special Charter Day convocation to be held on Thursday, March 1 at 11 a.m. in the Alexander Fine Arts Center’s Main Theater. The public is invited.

The theme for the convocation will be “Living the Legacy: Education . . . Entrepreneurship . . . Public Service,” and the University will recognize and honor former two-term governor of West Virginia and eighth president of the College Board, Gaston Caperton.

Concord received its charter from the West Virginia legislature on February 28, 1872. Concord will pay homage to its history and beginnings by hosting this convocation on March 1, representing the anniversary of its charter.

For more information, contact the Concord University Office of Public Relations and Marketing, 1-304-384-5288 or


PHOTO: Gaston Caperton

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