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The grand entry and the smudging of the chapel, a Native American purification rite, preceded the Inauguration.
An opening, invocation, and welcome address initiated the Inauguration ceremonies.
    Community Greetings
Rev. McCombs Maxey and Dr. Leeds provided words of greeting from the greater community.
    Campus Greetings
Representatives of the faculty and student body offered remarks on the Inauguration.
    Choral Selections
Performances by the College Choir and the Women's Chorus punctuated the Inauguration.
The bronze medallion of the College is passed through the College community before being bestowed on Dr. Ray.
    Inaugural Address
Dr. Ray offers his remarks, 'Renewing the Liberal Arts for a Global Century,' after being invested as President.
A ceremonial blessing of the directions was followed by prayer, the Alma Mater, and the recessional.
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