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Inaugural Ceremony

The Inauguration of the Eleventh President of Vassar College

Elizabeth H. Bradley

Sunday, September 24, 2017
1:00pm
Vassar College Chapel

Tickets required
The ceremony will be streamed online

Speakers

Welcoming Remarks

William Plapinger ’74 / P ’10

Chair, Board of Trustees

Invocation

The Rev. Samuel H. Speers

Assistant Dean for Campus Life and Director of Religious and Spiritual Life, Vassar College

Greetings from the Community

Robert R. Dyson

President, Dyson Foundation

Greetings from the Students

Ellie Winter ’18

Member, Presidential Search Committee

Greetings from the Alumnae/i

Milbrey Rennie Taylor ’68

Trustee and President, Alumnae and Alumni of Vassar College

Greetings from the Faculty

Peipei Qiu

Professor of Chinese and Japanese on the L. B. Dale and A. Lichtenstein Chair and Member, Presidential Search Committee

Greetings from the Seven Colleges

Paula Johnson

President, Wellesley College

Greetings from the Ivy League

Peter Salovey

President, Yale University

Remarks

Anne Fadiman

Francis Writer-in-Residence, Yale University

Installation

William Plapinger ’74 / P ’10

Chair, Board of Trustees

Elizabeth H. Bradley

President, Vassar College

Inaugural Address

Elizabeth H. Bradley

President, Vassar College

Closing Remarks

Sharon Kugler

University Chaplain, Yale University