Sarah Bolton

The Inauguration of Sarah R. Bolton

Sarah R. Bolton will be inaugurated as the twelfth president of The College of Wooster on Saturday, October 22, 2016.

Inauguration invitation (.pdf)
Wooster's 150th Celebration
Overnight accommodations
Campus map (.pdf)
Driving directions

  • Lowry Center: 1189 Beall Ave., Wooster OH 44691
  • McGaw Chapel: 340 E. University St., Wooster OH 44691

The schedule of public events is as follows:

Saturday, October 22 
10 A.M. Community and A Liberal Arts Education
A panel discussion moderated by President Bolton
Gault Recital Hall in Scheide Music Center

Thomas R. Gibian '76, Head of School
Sandy Springs Friends School

Erika Poethig '93, Director of Urban Policy Initiatives
The Urban Institute

Michael E. Reed, Vice President for Institutional Initiatives 
Dickinson College

Liliana Rodriguez, Vice Chancellor for Campus Life & Inclusive Excellence 
University of Denver

(This event will be live streamed.)
11:30 A.M. All-Campus Lunch
Lowry Student Center
2:45 P.M. Academic Procession, Led by the Scot Pipers
College Mall, south of Kauke Hall
3 P.M. Inauguration Ceremony
McGaw Chapel

(This event will be live streamed.)
4:30 - 5:30 P.M. Reception

Freedlander Theatre Lobby
5:30 P.M. Inauguration Concert
Gault Recital Hall in Scheide Music Center

(This event will be live streamed.)
Sunday, October 23
10:30 a.m. Worship Service
McGaw Chapel

Questions may be directed to Sally Whitman, Office of the President, by email or by phone (330-263-2313).

If you require special accommodations or assistance while visiting campus, please contact the Office of the President at 330-263-2313.