Inauguration icon Program

Prelude

Fanfare

Processional

“Proud Heritage”
William Latham (b. 1917)
Illinois Wesleyan Wind Ensemble, Steven W. Eggleston, Professor of Music, Conductor

Special Music

“America the Beautiful”
Samuel A. Ward (1848-1903)
Carren Moham, Associate Professor of Voice, and the Illinois Wesleyan Wind Ensemble

Invocation (remain standing)

Dennis Groh '61, University Chaplain and Professor of Humanities/Archaeology

Welcome

Janet McNew, Provost and Dean of the Faculty

Poem for the Inauguration: Knowledge and Wisdom

James McGowan, Professor of English Emeritus

Special Music

“Illinois”
arr. Chester L. Alwes
Illinois Wesleyan Collegiate Choir and University Choir, J. Scott Ferguson, Associate Professor of Music, Director

Greetings and Call to Leadership

FROM THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Gilbert L. Dorsey '62, First Vice President, Board of Trustees and Chair of Presidential Search Committee

FROM A PRESIDENTIAL PERSPECTIVE
Robert S. Eckley H'88, President Emeritus

FROM ALUMNI
Jean S. Baird '80, President, Illinois Wesleyan Alumni Association

FROM FACULTY
Paul Bushnell, Professor of History and Senior Advisor to the Faculty

FROM STAFF
Dolores Helm, Director, Arnold Health Service and 2004 Max L. Starkey Award Recipient

FROM STUDENTS
Kevin Maliszewski '06, President, Student Senate

FROM THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sharon A. Brown Christopher, Bishop of the Illinois Area Office, United Methodist Church

FROM THE COMMUNITY
Judy Markowitz, Mayor, City of Bloomington
Christopher Koos, Mayor, Town of Normal

FROM COLLEAGUES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
Richard Herman, Interim Chancellor, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

FROM DELEGATES AND THE ACADEMIC COMMUNITY
C. Alvin Bowman, President, Illinios State University

Special Music

“Der Lindenbaum” from Winterreise
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Joel Jameson, Class of 1986, accompanied by R. Kent Cook, Associate Professor of Piano

Introduction of President Richard F. Wilson

Craig C. Hart, President, Board of Trustees

Installation Ceremony

Inaugural Address

President Richard F. Wilson

Special Music

“Oh Clap Your Hands”
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
llinois Wesleyan Collegiate Choir and University Choir, with brass and timpani

“Alma Wesleyana”

National Hymn
George William Warren (1828-1902)
arr. Peter Andrew Gilbert '98
lllinois Wesleyan Collegiate Choir and University Choir and Illinois Wesleyan Wind Ensemble

Benediction

Richard Shearer, President Emeritus, Alderson-Broaddus College

Recessional

“Procession of the Nobles”
Nikolai Andreevich Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)
Illinois Wesleyan Wind Ensemble