• President Paula J. Carlson

    Paula J. Carlson Ph.D.


The inauguration of Paula J. Carlson as the 10th President of Luther College will be held October 10, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. in the Center for Faith and Life as part of the college’s Homecoming celebration October 10-12.

Inauguration Schedule of Events:

Events are open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Friday, October 10

9:00 a.m. – 2:30  p.m.--Registration for Delegates, Valders Hall of Science Lobby

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.--Homecoming Chapel, Center for Faith and Life
Preacher: Rev. Jim Honig, Senior Pastor at Faith Lutheran, Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Music: Collegiate Chorale, Wind and Percussion Ensemble
Organist: Gregory Peterson '83, Associate Professor of Music and College Organist           

11:15 – 12:45 p.m.--Inaugural Symposium Exploring Faith and Literature, Recital Hall, Center for Faith and Life

1:00 – 2:15 p.m.--Inaugural Luncheon, Peace Dining Room. For Delegates, Alumni Council members, Class Agents and other special guests. By invitation and response only.

2:15 p.m.--Delegate and Participant Robing, Valders Hall of Science

2:45 p.m.--Academic Procession

3:00 p.m.--Investiture Ceremony, Center for Faith and Life

4:30 – 6:00 p.m.--Inaugural Reception, Bentdahl Commons (Rain location: Peace Dining Room)

Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday activities continue with the regular Homecoming Schedule.