Inauguration is April 21, 2012

The inauguration of incoming President Jonathan Brand will take place next year on Saturday, April 21, 2012. All faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends are invited.

The afternoon ceremony in King Chapel will follow the annual Student Symposium. Inauguration weekend will also feature athletic events and celebrate student creative work with senior art shows, and theater, orchestra, and choir performances. A special reception will be held after the inaugural ceremony.

Brand will meet with alumni around the country, starting this summer.

The schedule is:

  • Aug. 16—Cedar Rapids Area, Cedar Ridge Winery
  • Sept. 9—Chicago, Sunset Ridge Country Club in Northfield
  • Sept. 21—Washington, D.C., at City Club of Washington
  • Nov. 11—Twin Cities, University Club in St. Paul
  • Feb. 2—Southern Florida, the home of John Smith '71 and honorary alumna Dyan Smith in Bonita Springs

Events are also being planned for Phoenix, Denver, Des Moines, and
St. Louis.