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Presidential Inauguration

Dr. Mark Anarumo, 24th President of Norwich University

Presidential Inauguration

Norwich University will host the Presidential Inauguration for Dr. Mark Anarumo on Wednesday, September 22. The Norwich family is invited to attend events throughout the day that celebrate President Anarumo's accomplishments, professional and personal journeys, and vision to lead the university into the future.

Unable to attend the Presidential Inauguration? Please consider making a gift to the President's Fund.

Presidential Inauguration Schedule of Events 

Tuesday, September 21:

5:00-7:00 p.m. Northfield Community Block Party On the Crescent
Meet President Anarumo and his family at this free community event featuring ice cream social, entertainment and activities. Free event, no registration required

Wednesday, September 22:

10:30 a.m. ♦ Presidential Inauguration Ceremony ♦ Upper Parade Ground
Installation of Dr. Mark Anarumo, Colonel USAF (Ret), 24th President of Norwich University. Registration is closed.

12:00 p.m. ♦ Inauguration Celebration Luncheon ♦ Kreitzberg Arena
Plated lunch and special program. Registration is closed.

1:00-4:00 p.m. ♦ Campus Celebration and Showcase ♦ Schneider Hall, Wise Campus Center
Students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests are invited to celebrate the historic occasion with free ice cream, VIP campus tours, Student and Faculty Scholarship on display, Shock Platoon demonstration, Carillon Concert and more. Free event, no registration required

6:00-9:00 p.m. ♦ President's Inaugural Gala ♦ Tent on WCC Green
An upscale dinner and auction to launch the President’s Fund.

The online auction to benefit the President’s Fund at Norwich University is now open! 
View the auction catalog with amazing items including an M18 from Sig Sauer, vacation rentals, experiences, exclusive bourbons and  Norwich memorabilia….

This fundraising event caps off President Anarumo’s inauguration and kick-starts Homecoming 2021. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate with President Anarumo and friends at this intimate, one-of-a-kind event. Black tie optional. Registration is closed.

9:00 p.m. ♦ Fabulous Fireworks ♦ Best viewing from Sabine Field or Shapiro Fieldhouse
Free event, no registration required

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