Inauguration Program

Prelude

Processional: MassArt choir

Call to Order: Samuel Yin, Ph.D.
Chair, Board of Trustees, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Welcome: Samuel Yin, Ph.D.
Chair, Board of Trustees, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Presentation of Video and Recorded Greetings
Governor Deval L. Patrick, JD
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Congressman Michael Capuano
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Mayor Thomas M. Menino
City of Boston

Katherine H. Sloan, D.A., President Emerita, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Linda Nathan, Ed.D., Executive Director, Center for Arts in Education at the Boston Arts Academy

Musical Interlude: Spiritual Ensemble, Boston Arts Academy

Introduction of Greetings: Kurt Steinberg, Executive Vice President, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Nida Suhail '13, BFA Industrial Design & Fashion Design 
Christina Kolozsvary '12, MFA Film/Video
Lewis Morris '13, SIM

Greetings To the President
Steven Grossman, Treasurer and Receiver General
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Jeffrey Sanchez, Representative
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Michael Ross, JD, City Councilor
City of Boston

Richard Freeland, Ph.D., Commissioner, Department of Higher Education, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Dr. Dana Mohler-Faria, Ed.D., President 
Bridgewater State University

William O'Neil, former President (1986-1996)
Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Clare Villari, Chair, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Foundation Board of Directors

Sister Janet Eisner, SND, President
Emmanuel College

Christopher Bratton, President
School of the Museum of Fine Arts

Dr. Bonnie O'Connor
Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University

Anne Hawley, Norma Jean Calderwood Director
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Robert Gerst, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Liberal Arts Department
Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Jessica Tenczar, Class of 2014
Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Elisa Hamilton, Alumna '07 Painting
Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Musical Interlude: Spiritual Ensemble, Boston Arts Academy

Ceremony of Induction: Richard Freeland, Ph.D, Commissioner, Department of Higher Education

Samuel Yin, Ph.D., Chair, Board of Trustees

Inaugural Address: Dawn Oxenaar Barrett. "Art is our Common Wealth."

Music Interlude

Recessional: MassArt Choir