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President Gregory Adam Haile, Esq. Investiture Ceremony & Celebration

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Bailey Hall

3501 Davie Road

Davie, FL 33314

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The formal investiture ceremony of President Haile will take place on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 3:00 pm at Broward College’s Bailey Hall, located in Davie, Florida.

The investiture is an academic ceremony officially marking the “transference of authority” to President Haile. Broward College faculty, staff and students, as well as our community stakeholders will celebrate a new era at Broward College. This event will further define and strengthen the College’s commitment to its mission of serving all students and the community. In President Haile’s words, together we serve.

What is an Investiture?

The investiture ceremony is counted among the oldest of traditions in academia. Originating in English universities and modeled after highly dignified knighthood ceremonies, investiture comes from the Latin phrase for “dress in robe.” In academic circles, the term has come to mean one who will literally don the university’s insignia and regalia.

The installation of a new president includes a ceremony with many academic traditions and protocols. Traditions include an academic procession takes with delegates from other colleges and universities, as well as Broward College’s own faculty.

Processional marchers wear the colorful academic regalia of their own institution. Interspersed with musical selections, there will be the processional, invocation, greetings from several community and educational leaders, presentation of the symbols of office, keynote address, the recessional.

How long will the ceremony last?

The investiture ceremony will last no longer than two hours. A reception will immediately follow.

Who is invited to attend the ceremony?

Anyone who has an interest in attending the investiture ceremony is welcome.

What is the attire for the event?

Business attire is recommended.

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