Alumni Events


Join us for alumni events throughout the year. 

Take full advantage of these opportunities and what they have to offer — a chance to connect with each other, learn something new and have fun along the way.

Check out our upcoming events calendar for events local to Hickory and across North Carolina.

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News & Events

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Board of Trustees has renewed the contract of Dr. Fred Whitt, LR president, for a six-year term. The board unanimously approved the new contract at its meeting in November; the contract became effective Jan. 1 and will continue through Jan. 1, 2028.

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Spurred by reaction to The New York Times’ 1619 Project, the academic approach of Critical Race Theory has recently come under fire. Much of the fervor has centered on a misunderstanding of this approach and has led to resistance to exploring the very real influence of race and racism in society at both individual and systemic levels.

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