Inauguration Save The Date

Fort Valley State University Inaugural Week, April 6 – 12, 2014
Celebrating the Investiture of Dr. Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith,
Ninth President of Fort Valley State University

Dreaming and Doing: A Vision for Excellence Engagement

The official inauguration of Dr. Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith as Fort Valley State University’s ninth president takes place at 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Friday, April 11, 2014. There also will be a number of pre-inaugural events leading up to this big day.

Dr. Melody L. Carter, vice president for external affairs and executive director for the FVSU Foundation, Inc., and Pamela Berry-Johnson, director for marketing and communications, are co-chairing the steering committee. A full program of inaugural events will be announced in the coming weeks.

For more information, contact the Office of Marketing and Communications, (478) 825-6319.

  • Event Date Location Time
    Ecumenical Service Sunday, April 6 Founders Hall Auditorium 9a – 11p
    Gospel Concert Sunday, April 6 C. W. Pettigrew Center 5p – 7p
    Day of Reading and Reflection Monday, April 7 All Day
    Cultural Celebration of Excellence Engagement Tuesday, April 8 Founders Hall 5p – 7p Week-long Exhibition in Huntington Hall Gallery
    “Dreaming and Doing” Lunch Gathering and Spirit Day Wednesday, April 9 Lottie M. Lyons Student Center 11a – 3p
    Inaugural Day of Service Thursday, April 10 Campus-wide Initiative All Day
    Community Forum “Preparing Students for the 21st Century” Thursday, April 10 Peach County High School, Fort Valley, GA 5p – 7p
    Investiture Processional Friday, April 11 Health and Physical Education Complex (HPE) 9a – 9:15a
    Investiture Ceremony of the Ninth President of Fort Valley State University Friday, April 11 Health and Physical Education Complex (HPE) 10a
    Campus Tours Friday, April 11 Beginning at the Health and Physical Education Complex (HPE) 1p – 3p
    Inauguration Gala Friday, April 11 Health and Physical Education Complex
    $60 per person/$30 per FVSU student
    $100 per person – One Ticket and Formal in the Valley Bow Tie
    7p – 9p
    Soccer Exhibition Saturday, April 12 FVSU Wildcat Stadium 12p