HOLLAND, MI (WHTC) -- The 12th president in Hope College’s history was inaugurated today in a ceremony held at the Dimnent Memorial Chapel. Dr. John C. Knapp was led into the chapel by an honor procession of Hope faculty and faculty representatives dressed in academic robes from more than 50 U.S. universities and colleges or learned and professional societies. Hope International students carrying flags from their home countries led the group. One thousand invited guests heard the new president talk about the imperatives for Hope’s future success. Knapp’s selection as Hope’s 12th president was announced in March and he took office on July 1st.
Story by: Diane E Coston