A Message from Rice President David W. Leebron

Dear Rice Volunteers,

Rice’s community of volunteers, active every day on campus and across the world, is a truly impressive group. I am continually inspired  by your dedication to Rice and your valuable contributions of time, talent, expertise and passion. Your efforts enable Rice to provide our  students with a stellar community and an unparalleled education, while ensuring that the best of our unconventional wisdom reaches far beyond the bounds of our campus. Thank you to our alumni, parents, friends of Rice and community members for all that you do.

We are committed to ensuring that your volunteer experience is rewarding and impactful, wherever and however you volunteer. This report is one of several resources that will enhance your experience and bring our volunteers closer together. Here at volunteer.rice.edu, you can find volunteer opportunities, updates and stories from your fellow volunteers. I also encourage you to share your own volunteer story. In addition, the forthcoming online professional development hub, Sallyportal, will launch on October 12, enabling volunteers to expand their engagement with students and each other in new and exciting ways.

Your service to this university is invaluable, and Rice’s strength is the collective impact of our volunteers. As your engagement grows, so does our potential to enhance the Rice experience for our students and each other. Thank you, again, for being a part of this diverse and remarkable group.




David W. Leebron