Inauguration of James M. Danko

Inauguration

Inauguration Ceremony

November 12, 2011

 

Alma Mater

In the gallery of memories
There are pictures bright and fair
And I find that dear old Butler
Is the brightest one that's there.
Alma Mater, how we love thee
With a love that ne'er shall fade.
And we feel we owe a debt to thee
That never can be paid.

Fred W. Wolfe
Class of 1916

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Program

Prelude Music

Butler University Wind Ensemble
Dr. Robert Grechesky, conductor
Professor of Music, director of bands
Jordan College of Fine Arts        

Processional

Dr. Margaret Brabant
Chair, Faculty Senate
Chief Faculty Marshal
Professor of Political Science,
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
               
Music by the Butler University Wind Ensemble
Dr. Robert Grechesky, conductor
The audience will remain seated during the processional.

Student Organization Delegates
Learned Society Delegates
Institutions of Higher Education Delegates
Faculty
Deans
Vice Presidents
Provost
Board of Trustees
Platform Party

Opening

Dr. Margaret Brabant
Chair, Faculty Senate

Welcome

Craig Fenneman '71
Chair, Board of Trustees

National Anthem

Butler University Chorale
Henry Leck, conductor
Associate Professor of Music
Jordan College of Fine Arts

Invocation

Edward Stein '12
Hillel at Butler

Lydia Johnson '12
Voices of Deliverance, Butler's gospel choir
                                                  
Loor Alshawa '14
Butler Muslim Association
   
Butler students representing different faiths offer blessings for the inauguration.

Presentation of James M. Danko

Ronald N. Langston
Friend and former colleague of President Danko

Anthem

"Choose Something Like a Star"
Written by Robert Frost - 1947
Butler University Chorale
Henry Leck, conductor

Congressional Salutation

The Honorable Richard Lugar
United States Senator from Indiana

Greetings to the President

Dr. Margaret Brabant
Chair, Faculty Senate
   
Julie Schrader '01 MBA '08
Chair, Staff Assembly

Napoleon "Al" Carroll III '13
President, Student Government Association
               
Gary Butkus '88
President, Alumni Association Board of Directors

Fantasy on Butler Songs

Butler University Wind Ensemble
Dr. Robert Grechesky, conductor
"Back to Old Fairview"
Written by Michael Leckrone '58 M.M. '61