From the President News

Message From the President

Apr 12, 2021

Spring is unfolding in all its glory here in California, with sunny days, mild temperatures, and blooms of all description adorning fields and gardens.

Message from the President

Jan 12, 2021

It was with a feeling of relief that I turned the page in my calendar from December 2020 to January 2021. Last year was a very difficult year for many reasons.

From the President, June 2020

Jul 5, 2020

The following Fall 2020 update was sent to DRBU students by DRBU President Susan Rounds. It is in regards to housing and online learning during CoVID-19.Dear students,

Dr. Susan Rounds reflects on Hope and Change in America

Jun 23, 2020

The following is from President Dr. Susan Rounds in response to the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement and the recent events in Minneapolis and around the world.

From the President, May 2020

May 2, 2020

In 1780, in the midst of the Revolutionary War, Abigail Adams wrote a letter to her 13 year old son, John Quincy Adams,

From the President, April 2020

Apr 5, 2020

The universe is changing; our life is what our thoughts make it.

Welcome Back from the President, Spring 2020

Feb 4, 2020

It is a typical northern California day in January--cool and foggy, with a promise of rain. Yet inside the DRBU building, the lights are on and the classrooms are full of energy.

From Dr. Rounds: Convocation 2019

Sep 26, 2019

The following is a welcome speech given by DRBU President, Susan Rounds, during Convocation on August 21, 2019.

From the President, Spring 2019

Apr 18, 2019

The flowering plums are telling us that spring is here, and we are ready for it after a particularly cold and wet winter.

From the President, Fall 2018

Aug 19, 2018

In August, on the first night of 2018 Orientation, I sat in a circle with DRBU staff, faculty, and the incoming BA and MA students.