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Schedule of Events

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Celebrate With Us

Over two days, we have planned a full program of activities — rain or shine — to mark the inauguration of President David B. Fithian and to recognize Clark University’s impact across the globe.

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Academic Symposium

In this series of eight sessions, Clark faculty will address significant challenges of the day as well as the impact of the University’s research and engagement in Worcester and around the world.

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson 320 and Razzo Hall


Opening Reception

Featuring a musical performance by Clark Faculty cellist Ariana Falk and violinist Peter Sulski.

Hors d’oeuvres, small plates, and cocktails will be served.

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Higgins University Center, Clark Main Campus, 950 Main Street, Worcester

Business attire

Due to space limitations, a reservation code is required.

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Processional Party Brunch & Assembly

For delegates and members of the processional party

Time: 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Location: AC Hotel, 125 Front Street, Worcester

Inauguration Ceremony

Join us at Mechanics Hall in downtown Worcester for this special occasion, which will feature live performances, guest speakers, and the inauguration of Clark University’s 10th president, David B. Fithian.

Time: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester

Business attire

Celebration Festival

The community is invited to Clark’s campus to celebrate with live entertainment, activities, and local food trucks.

Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Clark University, Campus Green, 950 Main Street, Worcester

COVID-19 protocols to be determined.

Special Accommodations

Clark University is committed to providing universal access to our events. Please contact the Inauguration Office at 1-508-421-2299 or to request accessibility accommodations in advance of your participation or visit.