Remarks as prepared for delivery:
Thank you to Rob Manning for that introduction. Rob’s devotion to the University of Massachusetts is unparalleled. Rob, we salute you.
I know that everyone in this room has something in common with Rob, and that’s a love of UMass.
Governor Charlie Baker, we are honored by your presence. The Governor established a scholarship at UMass, honoring his grandfather by ensuring that deserving students have access to a world-class education.