Saint Xavier University celebrated the official inauguration of Laurie M. Joyner, Ph.D. as its 20th president on Friday, September 29. More than 700 guests including board of trustee members, Sisters of Mercy, faculty, staff, students and delegates from other academic institutions gathered in the Shannon Center's Main Arena for the Installation Ceremony.
Government leaders included: Illinois State Senator (18th District) Bill Cunningham, Illinois State Representative (36th District) Kelly Burke, Cook County Commissioner John P. Daley, and 19th Ward Alderman Matt O'Shea.
A reception followed in the Robert and Mary Rita Murphy Stump Library. The reception was generously underwritten by Axion RMS, Ltd.
Check out the video below to see a recap of the inauguration!
|The Inauguration of Laurie M. Joyner|