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Thursday, January 27, 2011

All staff and faculty encouraged to join Inauguration procession

To: UMD Campus Community
From: UMD Inauguration Committee

We are pleased to announce that all staff members are invited to join the procession for the inauguration ceremony for Chancellor Lendley C. Black. The inauguration ceremony, which is the official installation of the chancellor, will be Friday, March 4, 2011 at 2 p.m. in the Romano Gymnasium.

To help us plan, staff members are asked to sign up by February 11. No academic regalia is required.

Staff Sign Up: http://www.d.umn.edu/chancellor/inauguration/staff.html

More than 100 faculty members have signed up to march in the procession. While the deadline to order regalia has passed, faculty members with their own cap and gown may still sign up by February 11.

Faculty Sign Up: http://www.d.umn.edu/chancellor/inauguration/faculty.html

More information on where to line up for the procession will be sent by the end of February. Immediately after the ceremony there will be a reception in the Recreational Gym of the Sports and Health Center.

In conjunction with this symbolic celebration, a series of events are scheduled March 1-5 around the inauguration theme of: Envision, Shape, Unite. A complete schedule of activities is available on the inauguration website at: http://www.d.umn.edu/inauguration

Thank you for taking part in this historic campus celebration.