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The Inaugural Convocation

Processional

Processional

The Transylvania Brass Ensemble
Selected works for brass and organ
Inaugural Fanfare: "The Light Renewed"
Composed by Dr. Ben Hawkins, Professor of Music

Invocation

Invocation

Dr. A. Guy Waldrop '59
Member, Board of Trustees

Welcome

Welcome

Dr. William F. Pollard
Vice President and Dean of the College

Greetings

Greetings

The Honorable Jim Gray
Mayor of Lexington
On behalf of the citizens of Lexington
and Fayette County

Greetings

The Honorable Steve Beshear
Governor of Kentucky
On behalf of the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Greetings

The Honorable Karen K. Caldwell '77
United States District Judge, Eastern District of Kentucky
On behalf of Transylvania University alumni

Greetings

Ms. Jessica Beard '11
President, Student Government Association
On behalf of Transylvania University students

Greetings

Ms. Tammie A. Williams
Administrative Assistant, Division of Fine Arts
On behalf of the Transylvania University staff

Greetings

Dr. Jack Furlong
Professor of Philosophy
On behalf of the Transylvania University faculty

Greetings

Mr. William T. Young Jr.
Chairman of the Board
On behalf of the Board of Trustees

Installation of the President

Installation

Mr. William T. Young Jr.

Conferring of Honorary Degrees

Conferring of Honorary Degrees

Dr. Melissa McEuen
Professor of History

Recipients
Dr. David W. Blight, Professor of American History, Yale University
Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed, Professor of Law and History, Harvard University

Inaugural Address

Inaugural Address

President R. Owen Williams
“Question Everything, Accomplish Anything”

The Transylvania Choir

The Transylvania Choir

“How Can I Keep from Singing”
Professor of Music Gary Anderson, Conductor
Music Instructor Rachel Cox, Soprano Soloist

Poetry Reading

Poetry Reading

Richard Taylor
Former Poet Laureate of Kentucky
and Kenan Visiting Writer
"On the Inauguration of Transylvania's
Twenty-fifth President"

Music

Alma Mater

"Hail, Transylvania!"
The Transylvania Choir
Dr. Gary Anderson, Conductor

Recessional
Canzona per sonare No.2, Giovanni Gabrieli