Media Kit

The inauguration of Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., as Creighton University’s 24th president will be held Thursday and Friday, Sept. 29 and 30, 2011. Additional events, including fine arts shows, an academic lecture and a day of service in the community, are scheduled.

Inauguration Release

Inaugural Traditions

Missioning Mass Release

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Schedule of Events for the Inauguration of Timothy R. Lannon, S.J.

Monday, Sept. 26
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Sacred Earth and Healing Arts of Tibet Tour Opening Ceremony: Creating Green Tara Sand Mandala (two-dimensional sand mandalas) Union Pacific Room, Reinert/Alumni Library. The display continues all week.

5-6:30 p.m.
Resonant Tide Fine Arts Exhibit, opening reception, Lied Education Center for the Arts, Lied Art Gallery.  Resonant Tide, is an exhibition highlighting the creative work of Creighton University studio art faculty, as well as the work of a select group of studio art alumni.

6:30 p.m.
A Journey to the Roof of the World: Sacred Dance and Chants of Tibet,” Lied Education Center for the Arts, Mainstage

Tuesday, Sept. 27
7:30 p.m. (Reception at 6 p.m.)
Songs for a New World, Performing Arts Production, Lied Education Center for the Arts, Studio Theatre
Limited seating, call 402.280.1448

Wednesday, Sept. 28
4 p.m.
School of Law TePoel Lecture and Reception
Russell Sullivan, Democratic Staff Director, U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, Ahmanson Law Center, Room 124

6 p.m. Alpha Sigma Nu and Thomas Timothy Smith, M.D., Lecture and Reception, John P. Curtin, MD'79, “A Physician’s Reflection on Education: Lifelong Learning,” Mike and Josie Harper Center for Student Life and Learning

Thursday, Sept. 29
5 p.m. Missioning Mass, St. John’s Church

Friday, Sept. 30
4 p.m. Inaugural Ceremony, Kiewit Fitness Center (Classes scheduled for 4 p.m. and later are canceled to allow students, faculty and staff the opportunity to attend.) Inaugural Traditions PDF

Following Inauguration
Reception, Mike and Josie Harper Center for Student Life and Learning

Saturday, Oct. 1
9 a.m. "Feed the Spirit" Community Service Project, Angela and V.J. Skutt Student Center, Mutual of Omaha Ballroom