View the schedule of events for the inauguration celebration for Dr. M. Lee Pelton, the 12th President of Emerson College.
Inaugural Welcome Center Hours: September 13, 9:00 am–6:00 pm; September 14, 9:00 am–12:00 pm
For additional information, please contact the Inauguration Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-824-8505.
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Wednesday, September 12
The Students of Emerson College Present: The Pride of the Pack Inauguration Kick Off
7:00 pm, Bill Bordy Theater & Auditorium, 216 Tremont St.
A reception will follow at 8:00 pm.
Thursday, September 13
10:00 am, Semel Theater, Tufte Performance and Production Center, 10 Boylston Place
President Pelton will moderate a discussion with the presidents of the other five institutions that constitute the ProArts Consortium about college, culture, and the city of Boston.
- President Roger H. Brown, Berklee College of Music
- President Ted Landsmark, Boston Architectural College
- President Richard Ortner, The Boston Conservatory
- President Dawn Barrett, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
- President Chris Bratton, School of the Museum of Fine Arts
2:00 pm, Paramount Center Mainstage, 559 Washington St.
Moderator: Eric Gordon, Associate Professor, Emerson College
Organizer: Linda Gallant, Assistant Professor, Emerson College
- David Weinberger, Senior researcher at Harvard Berkman Center
- Suzan-Lori Parks, Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright and screenwriter
- Nicholas Namba, U.S. State Department Acting Deputy Coordinator for Content Development and Partnerships
Student & Faculty Showcase
4:00 pm, Paramount Center, 559 Washington St.
A showcase featuring the best of Emerson College academic and artistic achievements through performance, demonstrations, open classes, and more.
Featured Speaker: Anna Deavere Smith
5:00 pm, Paramount Center Mainstage, 559 Washington St.
Friday, September 14
Community reception to follow (Featured Speaker: Andrew Delbanco)
11:30 am, Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont St.
Directions and Parking
Our downtown campus across from historic Boston Common is located at the intersection of Boylston and Tremont streets in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts. There are several parking garages nearby, but there is no on-campus parking. View detailed directions »