November 20, 2018

To the William Paterson University Community:

In celebrating my first Thanksgiving as your President, I am especially grateful to the William Paterson community of students, faculty and staff. I have enjoyed working with you all as we move the University forward. Each of you has an integral part in the success of William Paterson. I am filled with gratitude and look forward to what we can achieve working together in this upcoming year.  I hope you find time during this holiday to connect with those important in your lives. Spend a little more time over your meal talking, laughing and sharing memories. Remember to be thankful for one another, the diversity that enriches our lives, and for the countless opportunities that await. Best wishes to you on this Thanksgiving and the holiday season ahead. 

Richard J. Helldobler

William Paterson University