Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 7, 2016

6 p.m.Reception & President’s Circle Dinner

Celebration of Philanthropy
(Reception starts at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m.)

Location: Spurlock Center – Franklin College Campus
President’s Circle members only, black tie optional
For membership information, please call 317.738.8040.

Friday, April 8, 2016

9 – 11:30 a.m.Student Community Service Project

Location: Franklin Community

NOON – Lunch for Student Participants with the President and Trustees

Location: Dietz Center for Professional Development – Franklin College Campus

1:30 – 4:45 p.m.Inauguration Symposium

Thinking Forward … Embracing New Dimensions
Moderator: David R. Evans, Ph.D., president, Southern Vermont College. Guest speakers: Mark Shields, political analyst, PBS NewsHour and syndicated columnist; CEO, Marketing Cloud, Salesforce in Indianapolis, Scott McCorkle; Senior Vice President of Academic Planning and Public Engagement at the AAC&U, Debra Humphreys, Ph.D.; Franklin College seniors Ian Mullen and  Khadijetou (Atama) Abdourahmane.

Location: Napolitan Student Center, Branigin Room –Franklin College Campus (doors open at 1 p.m.)

Open to the public

7-10 p.m. Student Event – Music Festival featuring Seth Cook, Tony Styxx, Homegrown and Branigin Boulevard

Four-act concert emceed by Rafael Sánchez ’93, RTV6 investigative reporter/anchor, and Lauren Casey ’13, traffic reporter for “Good Morning Indiana” on RTV6 and multimedia journalist

Location: Nice weather: Dame Mall Ellipse, Inclement weather: Fitness Center – Franklin College Campus

Open to Franklin College students only

Saturday, April 9, 2016

10 a.m.Robing:

  • Guest Institutions and Learned Societies
    Location: Napolitan Student Center, 2nd level,rooms 243 & 245 – Franklin College Campus
  • Faculty, Staff, Trustees & Platform Party
    Location: Spurlock Center, 2nd level – Franklin College Campus

11 a.m.Inauguration Ceremony

Location: Spurlock Center – Franklin College Campus (doors open at 10 a.m.)
Open to the public, reservations appreciated

Immediately Following CeremonyPresident’s Inaugural Luncheon

Location: Napolitan Student Center, Branigin Room – Franklin College Campus
Open to the public, reservations appreciated

Sunday, April 10, 2016

11 a.m. Community Worship Service

Location: Richardson Chapel – Franklin College Campus
Open to the public