Luther College Presidential Inauguration

Friday, November 1 - Sunday, November 3, 2019
Schedule of Events

Friday, November 1

10:30 a.m. - All Saints Day Chapel, Center for Faith and Life. Watch the live stream.

3:00 - 5:00 p.m. - Luther Agora, Sampson Hoffland Laboratories atrium and Valders Hall of Science Concourse
The Agora was the ancient Athenian marketplace of ideas. Join Luther faculty and
their student collaborators for informal, invigorating conversation about their research and creative work in progress.

Evening - Inaugural Night on the Town
Enjoy all Decorah has to offer
, including great restaurants, shops, and a variety of special events, including free tours of the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, Luther a cappella groups at Impact Coffee, a string band at the Courtyard and Cellar, and ballroom/swing lessons at the Lingonberry Event Venue.  A list of businesses that will stay open until 8 p.m. can be found here.

Saturday, November 2

10:00 a.m. - Academic Robing and Processional Lineup, Valders Hall of Science Concourse

11:00 a.m. - Inauguration Ceremony & Investiture, Center for Faith and Life. Watch the live stream. 

1:00 p.m. - Inaugural Luncheon (invitation only), Peace Dining Room, Dahl Centennial Union

7:30 p.m. - An Evening of Jazz, Marty’s, lower level of Dahl Centennial Union
With guest pianist Betty Ward, mother of the President

Sunday, November 3

10:00 a.m. - All Saints Sunday Jazz Liturgy, Center for Faith and Life

1:30 p.m. - We are Norse!
Celebrate with Luther athletes and coaches on the football field. (Rain location: Regents Center)

3:00 p.m. - Pre-concert lecture by composer Jocelyn Hagen and Amy Weldon, associate professor of English. Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall

4:00 p.m. - Concert:  The Notebooks of Leonardo DaVinci, Center for Faith and Life
Luther College Collegiate Chorale and the Decorah Chorale, with instrumentalists from the college and community


Friday - Sunday      Art Exhibit in Dahl Centennial Union Gallery:  Always Becoming:  Trees of Life   


Luther Book Shop Hours:

Fri., Nov. 1:  8:45 - 4:45
Sat., Nov. 2: 10:00 - 3:30
Sun., Nov. 3: 11:00 - 1:30