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Garland Inauguration to be Sept. 19


OXFORD, Ohio -- Dr. James C. Garland will be inaugurated as Miami

University's 20th president in a ceremony at 2:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, in

Millett Hall. A procession to the ceremony will start at 2:15 at Withrow


Dr. Gordon Gee, president of Ohio State University, will be the speaker.

The inauguration will be the climax of a weeklong celebration on campus.

  • Miami's annual community picnic will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Yager Stadium.

    The picnic is for all members of Miami's staff and faculty and their families

    as well as retired members of the Miami community and their families and


  • Phillip R. Shriver, president emeritus, will present "A History of Miami

    Presidents" at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, in Hall Auditorium.

  • A Showcase Concert featuring Miami's Men's Glee Club, Steel Band and

    African Ensemble and Choraliers will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, in

    Millett Hall. Immediately following the concert there will be an ice cream

    social outside Millett Hall featuring the Miami University Marching Band.

  • An Alumni Leadership Symposium, a discussion of contemporary leadership

    issues and practice, will be held from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 20, in Hall


  • An exhibit, "Miami Presidents: 1824-1997," will open in the Walter

    Havighurst Special Collection Monday, Sept. 15, in King Library. Hour are 8

    a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. The exhibit will be

    shown through December.


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