|Mercer turns 175 on Jan. 14, 2008. A number of events are planned throughout the year, including Founders' Day, which will be held in Macon on Feb. 13 at 10 a.m. in Willingham Auditorium, with Dr. R. Kirby Godsey, University Chancellor, as the featured speaker. Dr. Godsey will also speak at a Founders' Day event in Atlanta, though the date is still being determined.
Founder’s Day activities will also include a panel discussion featuring several prominent alumni, tentatively set for 3:30 p.m. in Willingham. Among the confirmed panelists are Sam J. Oni, '67, the University’s first black student, and Dr. Ferrol... [more]