President Burger’s Inauguration Set for March 25, 2014
Week of festivities will mark the inauguration of Southwestern’s 15th president
Southwestern University will formally inaugurate its 15th president, Dr. Edward Burger, on March 25, 2014.
The installation ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. in the Robertson Center, followed by a festive gathering on the Roy H. Cullen Academic Mall. At 7:30 p.m., the celebration will culminate with the 15th annual Roy and Margaret Shilling Lecture, featuring Scott Simon, novelist and host of National Public Radio’s “Weekend Edition Saturday” and “Need to Know” programs.
Additional events are being planned for Monday and Wednesday of that week, including a communitywide celebration at Gabriel Springs event center.
Complete details on the inauguration will be coming soon.