Inaugural Year Events

Friday, November 4

12:30 p.m.—Celebration of Research, Buller Hall
President Luxton will  give a short presentation on “Research: The Next Chapter,” as a scholarly component of Inaugural Year Events. Full details of the Celebration of Research are listed at


Saturday, November 5

7:30 p.m.—St. Joe Kicker's Sport Club, 2601 Hetler Drive, Berrien Springs
International World Cup Inaugural Soccer Game celebrating the diversity of our campus—President Luxton will kick out the first ball! Concessions will be available from various international clubs.  


TBA in 2017

President’s Gala—Black Tie benefit dinner for President’s Scholarship



Introduction at Faculty Institute
Introduction at Fall Fellowship
Introduction at Parent Convocation
Introduction at University Convocation
Student leaders began 100 days of prayer for new administration
International Students’ Cultural Night
Introduction at Spirit of Philanthropy Dinner
Interview at Women's Scholarship Committee Brunch
President's Car, 2016 Alumni Homecoming Parade
Broadcast to International partners
Inaugural Evensong
Inaugural Luncheon
President's Tree Planting