Installation ceremony

Processional
The American Legion Band

Academic procession

“America the Beautiful”
Darrell Born, soloist
accompanied by The American Legion Band

Invocation
Sister Maureen O’Larey, O.S.B.
Prioress, St. Placid’s Priory

Welcome
Ken F. Parsons, Sr.
Chairman, Board of Trustees

Musical interlude
Saint Martin’s University Chorale
Darrell Born, director

Musical interlude
The American Legion Band

Introduction of inaugural speaker
Chairman Parsons

Inauguration day address
The Reverend Hilary Thimmesh, O.S.B.
President Emeritus, Saint John’s University

GREETINGS
Alumni
Brent Quebedeaux ’06
President, Saint Martin’s Alumni Association

Students
Ahmadou Seck
President, Associated Students of Saint Martin’s University

Staff
Mary Foust
Chair, Staff Welfare Committee

Symbols of the office
Abbey

The Right Reverend Neal Roth, O.S.B., ’65
Abbot, St. Martin’s Abbey
Presentation of the Rule of St. Benedict

Faculty
Godfrey J. Ellis, Ph.D.
President, faculty senate
and
The Reverend George Seidel, O.S.B., Ph.D., ’55
Grand marshal
Presentation of the academic hood

Board of Trustees
Chairman Parsons
Presentation of the president’s medallion

Inaugural address
Roy F. Heynderickx, Ph.D.

Conferral of honorary degree
to The Reverend Hilary Thimmesh, O.S.B.
President Heynderickx and Dr. Ellis

“Alma Mater”
Led by Saint Martin’s University Chorale
Darrell Born, director
The American Legion Band

Benediction
The Reverend Benedict Auer, O.S.B.
Chaplain, Saint Martin’s University

Processional
Musical details to be determined
The American Legion Band