Thursday, October 9, 2008

OWU Officially Welcomes New President

Ohio Wesleyan University will officially welcome to campus its new president, Rock Jones, Ph.D., with an inauguration ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 10 in University Hall's Gray Chapel, 61 S. Sandusky St. Jones is the 16th president to lead the Delaware, Ohio, institution.

More than 100 delegates from colleges and universities across the nation are scheduled to attend this historic event and march in the academic procession.

Prior to the inauguration, Ohio Wesleyan will host a national forum titled "Whither the Liberal Arts” at 11 a.m. on the Main Stage of Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave.

Both events will be streamed online here. For more information about Ohio Wesleyan's inauguration celebration, click here.

Ohio Wesleyan University is an undergraduate liberal arts college that transforms the lives of its students through a combination of rigorous academics, mentoring relationships, and real-world experiences. Featured in the book "Colleges That Change Lives,” the private university's 1,850 students come from 47 states and 50 countries. Visit OWU for more information.

- Dustin A. Holfinger