Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C., will be inaugurated as University of Portland’s 20th president on September 26, 2014. The Inauguration Mass at 11:45 a.m. and the ceremony at 3 p.m. in the Chiles Center will cap two days of public celebration honoring the new president. All University of Portland community members are invited to celebrate this historic event.
Fr. Poorman was selected as the 20th president by the University of Portland Board of Regents in January 2014. He also served as executive vice president since 2011.
Inauguration events will include:
- Faculty & Staff Reception, Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 3:30-5:30 p.m., The Bluff/Bauccio Commons.
- Classes will be cancelled on Friday, September 26, after 11:15 a.m.
- Inauguration Mass, 11:45 a.m., Chiles Center. All UP community members are welcome. Faculty members are expected to process in academic regalia’ please report to the Chiles Center as soon as possible after 11:15 a.m.
- Inauguration Ceremony, 3 p.m., Chiles Center. All UP community members are welcome. Faculty will be expected to process in academic regalia. Due to the large number of guests from UP and other institutions, faculty are to report to the Chiles Center by 2 p.m.
- Inauguration Reception immediately following the Inauguration Ceremony, Chiles Center Plaza.
For more information contact Jamie Berger at 7397 or firstname.lastname@example.org.