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The weekend begins with a celebration of our Liberal Arts mission that includes an address by Dr. Dan Chambliss, the Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Hamilton College and co-author of How College Works. A faculty panel will discuss Dr. Chambliss' address as it relates to a Muhlenberg education, followed by a panel of alumni who will share their own liberal arts experiences.
Students are invited to form teams and participate in an exciting night of Presidential Trivia, hosted by the staff of Trexler Library.
Muhlenberg College's regional alumni clubs are organizing community service projects for those Alumni who cannot return to campus for President Williams' Inauguration. With these projects, Alumni will celebrate the Inauguration by recommitting to Muhlenberg’s mission of lifelong leadership and service.
Celebrate our communities! Join us for performances, carnival games, a moon bounce, college tours and more. There will be something for everyone!
Muhlenberg students from across the curriculum will present their research and scholarship in an interdisciplinary poster and video showcase and art exhibition.
The celebration of student accomplishments continues with a performance by our theatre, music and dance students.
Best viewing will be along Chew Street as President Williams leads the community in a countdown of fireworks to celebrate the start of his presidency.
Students are invited to participate in an interactive Price-Is-Right themed game show with a host of prizes including Go-Pros, TVs, and much more!
All are welcome at this Protestant worship service. The Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, will preside at Holy Communion and The Rev. Claire Burkat, Bishop of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod of the ELCA will preach. Featured music will include organ, jazz and Gospel selections.
Delegates, trustees, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, students and other guests are invited to the Inaugural Luncheon (by invitation only)
Delegates, from colleges across the country and the world, will line-up by year of founding and be part of the colorful processional.
The pomp and circumstance will be in high gear as John I. Williams, Jr., is installed as the 12th President of Muhlenberg College. VIPs will bring greetings and well wishes from across the country.
The entire community is invited to meet President Williams and his family at a post-Inauguration reception.