Quick Facts: The Inauguration Ceremony of Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., as The University of Scranton’s 25th President

09/16/11

Inauguration Date: September 16, 2011

Attendance:
Total for all events
:  5,541 (approximate)
       Inauguration Ceremony:  1,800 (estimate)             
       Inauguration Mass: 1,000 (approximate)
       Inauguration Concert: 700 (estimate)     
       Inauguration Lecture: 800 (approximate)       
       Inauguration Employee Picnic: 482
       Celebration of Service: 759

Number of Colleges and Universities Represented: 74

Oldest College Represented: Harvard University (established 1636)

Newest College Represented: The Commonwealth Medical College (established 2007)

Former University of Scranton Presidents in Attendance: 3       

Quotable:
“(T)oday we celebrate The University of Scranton with this festal gathering, marking a dramatic intersection of the past with the future, of our traditions and accomplishments with our hopes and aspirations. That is why we are here.”

Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., President of The University of Scranton, Inauguration Address.

“What does it mean to say that Scranton is a 21st century Jesuit university in North America? My answer: The University of Scranton – a Jesuit University – can and should excel in providing its students an education that is engaged, integrated and global.”

Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., President of The University of Scranton, Inauguration Address.


 

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