Michael E. Hill


Week Five Column from the President

Welcome to Week Five of this 144th Assembly. Whether you’re continuing your Chautauqua journey this week or visiting us anew, know we are glad you are here to join in our exploration of the United

Week Four Column from the President

Welcome to the fourth week of our 144th Assembly. If this is your first week at Chautauqua, we are delighted that you are joining us on these sacred grounds and in this historic grove. If

Week Three Column from the President

Welcome to the third week of our 144th Assembly. I, for one, enter this week completely energized after an incredible voyage with our friends and colleagues from National Geographic and the unbelievable explosion of patriotism

Week Two Column from the President

Michael E. Hill Welcome to the second week of our 144th Assembly. It has been such a joy to spend our opening week with so many Chautauquans; I know this week will bring many more

Let us begin. And let us be bold

Good morning, and welcome home to Chautauqua. It is my privilege to greet you for the first time in this beautiful new Amphitheater as the 18th president of Chautauqua Institution. To say that this day