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Presidential Inauguration

Rising the the Challenges of a Diverse Democracy


Saturday, October 9

9:00 a.m. Penn-West Philadelphia Community Partnership Celebration Day at Sayre School.
Open to the Penn community.

Wednesday, October 13

4:00 p.m. Faculty Reception
By invitation only.
6:30 p.m. Inaugural Concert
The Roots
with Pat McGee Band

Hill Field, 34th and Walnut Streets
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
FREE Tickets are available at the Annenberg Center Box Office, 3680 Walnut Street (Enter via Locust Walk) starting Monday, October 4.
One ticket per Penn Card.

Thursday, October 14

8:30 a.m. Meeting of the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
3:15 p.m. Overseer Overview
By invitation only.
5:30 p.m. Trustee Inauguration Dinner
By invitation only.

Friday, October 15

9:30 a.m. Robing and Continental Breakfast for Academic Procession Participants
10:00 a.m. Academic Procession along Locust Walk
10:30 a.m.-12:00 noon.

Inauguration Ceremony - Irvine Auditorium
View ceremony photos.

Remote viewing sites on campus: Heilmeier Hall in the Towne Building, and Auditorium, Jon M. Huntsman Hall. Ceremony will be webcast.

12:30-2:00 p.m.

Luncheon Celebration
Blanche Levy Park at College Green
(Rain location: Houston Hall)
Open to the Penn community, alumni and Inauguration participants and guests.

Inaugural Symposium: Rising to the Challenges of a Diverse Democracy

1:30-3:00 p.m.

Creating and Communicating Knowledge in an Unequal World
Location: Auditorium, Jon M. Huntsman Hall

Improving Lives by Investing in Science and Technology
Location: Wu & Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall

3:15-4:45 p.m.

Educating Professionals as Engaged Citizens
Location: Logan Hall, Room 17

Leading and Learning from Local and Global Communities
Location: F85, Jon M. Huntsman Hall

Making the Most of Our Cultural Differences
Location: Auditorium, Jon M. Huntsman Hall

5:00-6:00 p.m. Inaugural Symposium Reception
Location: East Hall, Eighth Floor, Jon M. Huntsman Hall

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