Installation Ceremony

PROCESSION

OPENING OF CEREMONY Tom Spock '78, Chair of the Board of Managers

Moment of silence

READING Joyce Tompkins, Director of Religious and Spiritual Life 

WELCOME Tom Spock '78

GREETINGS FROM: 

  • Tom Stephenson, Provost and James H. Hammons Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Lynne Cottman, Dining Services
  • Christine Kim '17
  • Stephen Sekula '17
  • Kimberly Wright Cassidy '85, President of Bryn Mawr College
  • Tim Kearney, Mayor of Swarthmore 

MUSICAL INTERLUDE Chester Children's Chorus

GREETINGS FROM OTHER INSTITUTIONS:

  • A. Clayton Spencer, President of Bates College
  • Christopher Eisgruber, President of Princeton University
  • Kimberly Benston, President of Haverford College 
  • Ruth Simmons, Former President of Smith College and Brown University

MUSICAL INTERLUDE Chester Children's Chorus

INTRODUCTION OF PRESIDENT BY BOARD CHAIR Tom Spock '78

PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS Valerie Smith

RECESSIONAL Gamelan Semara Santi