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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Inauguration of Chancellor Lendley C. Black: Friday, March 4, 2011

To: UMD Campus Community
From: UMD Inauguration Committee

We are pleased to announce the inauguration of Chancellor Lendley C. Black as UMD's ninth leader. 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. Immediately after the ceremony there will be a reception in the Recreational Gym of the Sports and Health Center. All members of the UMD campus community are encouraged to attend.

Faculty members are invited to be part of the academic procession during the inauguration ceremony. To sign up to march, please go to:


The deadline to order academic regalia is Thursday, January 20.

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

We hope that you will join us in this historic celebration.