Investiture ceremony

The Investiture Ceremony of
James J. Annarelli, Ph.D.,
as the Sixth President of Eckerd College

Thursday, October 12, 2023
4 p.m.
Fox Hall, Eckerd College;
Reception in Wrenn Hall, James Center for Molecular and Life Sciences
Logo of an egg-shaped letter "e" with a cross and flame on it and the words "Eckerd College"

Speeches and Remarks

Land Acknowledgment

Aja Jones ’25, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Eckerd College Organization of Students
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Beverly Warren, Ed.D.
Vice President for Inclusive Excellence
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Presentation from the Mayor’s Office

Alizza Punzalan-Randle
Managing Director for Communications and Community Engagement
City of St. Petersburg
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Presentation of Investiture Speaker

Christine A. Wooley, Ph.D.
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty
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Investiture Remarks

Julia A. Upton, RSM, Ph.D.
Provost Emerita and Distinguished Professor of Theology
St. John’s University
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Presentation of the President

Ian P. Johnson ’89
Chair of the Eckerd College Board of Trustees
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Investiture Prayer

The Reverend Douglas H. McMahon Jr.
Director of Religious Life and Chaplain
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Investiture Address: On the Shoulders of Giants

James J. Annarelli, Ph.D.
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Rabbi Ed Rosenthal
Campus Rabbi
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