From the office of the president

  September 27, 2012


Dear University of Vermont Community,

Tickets are still available for the the Installation Ceremony for Tom Sullivan as the 26th President of the University of Vermont and State Agriculture  on Friday, October 5, 2012 in Ira Allen Chapel.  The Ceremony will start with the academic procession which will begin near the Dudley H. Davis Center and proceed along University Place to Ira Allen Chapel.  There will be over 250 people participating in the academic procession including over 100 UVM faculty and 65 representatives from other universities and colleges.  Walter F. Mondale, the 42nd Vice President of the United States will deliver the Installation Keynote Address.

You are invited to join us for the Installation Ceremony. Because of the limited seating at Ira Allen Chapel this is a ticketed event. The event details are as follows:

Friday, October 5, 2012 - 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Academic Procession and Installation Ceremony

Ira Allen Chapel

(We ask that all guests are seated prior to 1:00 pm.)

If you would like to request a ticket please complete the online form:

Installation Ticket Request Form

You may request one ticket per person. Once your request is completed you will receive a confirmation email with pick-up instructions. Please note that tickets are limited. If you need to cancel your ticket reservation please email [log in to unmask] so we may release your ticket.

For general information regarding Installation you may reference the website, or contact Tom Sullivan[log in to unmask]" style="width: 225px; height: 295px; margin: 10px; float:right;">Academic Ceremonies at (802) 656-3272 or [log in to unmask]. In addition to the Installation Ceremony on Friday, October 5th other events are planned for that week. Tickets are not required for these events, which include:

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

UVM Student Scholars Poster Competition

Grand Maple Ballroom, Dudley H. Davis Center

Friday, October 5, 2012 - 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Installation Reception

University Green

All are invited and encouraged to attend each of the events. Additional information on the events is available on the Installation website.


Gary L. Derr
Vice President for Executive Operations and Chief of Staff


Gary L. Derr
Vice President for Executive Operations
Chief of Staff
University of Vermont
347 Waterman Building
Burlington, Vermont 05405

(802) 656-8937 (Office)
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