Inauguration Schedule

Below is the schedule for Inauguration Day on September 16, 2011:

9 a.m.

Inaugural Symposia on Christianity and Culture

various locations
for Gordon faculty and staff; all inauguration guests; and invited students

Faith and the Arts
Speakers: Makoto Fujimura, National Council on the Arts; Sara Groves, singer/songwriter; Todd Komarnicki, writer/director
Moderator: Bruce Herman, Professor of Art, Lothlorien Distinguished Chair in Fine Arts
Phillips Music Center, Recital Hall

Faith and the Academy
Speakers: Nancy Nason-Clark, University of New Brunswick/RAVE; Marla Frederick, Harvard University; George McLendon, Rice University
Moderator: Stan D. Gaede, Scholar in Residence
Jenks 406

Faith and the Marketplace
Speakers: Katherine Leary Alsdorf, Center for Faith and Work, Redeemer Presbyterian Church; Neil Clark Warren, founder, eHarmony; Richard Malloch, Hearst Corporation
Moderator: Kent Siebert, Professor of Economics and Business
Ken Olsen Science Center, MacDonald Auditorium

10:30 a.m.

Inaugural Worship Service

Address: Dr. John C. Ortberg, Pastor, Menlo Park Presbyterian Church
A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel
for Gordon community and all Inaugural guests

11:30 a.m.

Lunch

Lane Student Center (for purchase; Gordon community and Inaugural guests)
The Quad Pavilion (for delegates and by invitation only)

1:15 p.m.

Robing
 

Delegates
Ken Olsen Science Center, main level, Classrooms 124 and 127
NOTE: Delegates may drop regalia at KOSC 124 and 127 earlier in the day for safe storage.

Trustees and Platform Party
Ken Olsen Science Center, main level, Classroom 118 (Computer Lab)

Faculty and Administration
Phillips Recital Hall
NOTE: Gordon College faculty and administration will robe in their offices and arrive at Phillips ready for the processional line-up.

2 p.m.

Installation Service

Inaugural address: Dr. D. Michael Lindsay
Special remarks: Dr. Nathan O. Hatch, President, Wake Forest University
The Quad (rain plan: A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel; tickets required)
for Gordon community and Inaugural guests

4 p.m.

Small receptions with Michael and Rebecca Lindsay

Pastors and Church Leaders
Barrington Center for the Arts Loggia
by invitation

Major Supporters of the College
Phillips Music Center, Recital Hall
by invitation

Special Guests of the Lindsays and Trustees
Frost Hall Lobby
by invitation

8 p.m.

Concert with Sara Groves

A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel
for Gordon community and all Inaugural guests