Williams Baptist College will honor retiring President Dr. Jerol Swaim with a reception on Tuesday.
The drop-in reception will be from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the rotunda of Swaim Administration Building, with special presentations to be made at 5 p.m.
WBC is also compiling letters and messages of congratulations to be presented to Swaim. Messages can be left on the Williams website at www.williamsbaptistcollege.com/swaim, or letters can be mailed in care of the WBC Office of College Relations, P.O. Box 3727, Walnut Ridge, AR 72476.
Swaim has worked at WBC since 1964, when he came to the college as a professor of history, government and economics. He became academic dean in 1973, and he was named the fifth president of Williams in 1995. He plans to retire in June.
All are invited to the retirement reception. No gifts are requested.