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Planning Underway for Inauguration of Dr. David Hall

The University of the Virgin Islands is preparing for the Inauguration of UVI's fifth President, Dr. David Hall, on March 6, 2010.

Dr. Hall began his term of office as president of the University of the Virgin Islands on August 1, 2009. With a distinguished career as an educational administrator, Dr. Hall is also recognized as a preeminent scholar in the field of law.

Born in Savannah, Georgia, Dr. Hall holds a bachelor's degree from Kansas State University, a juris doctorate and a master's degree from the University of Oklahoma, and an LL.M. degree and doctorate of juridical science from Harvard Law School.

Members of the UVI faculty and professional staff who wish to march in the Installation Ceremony processional are urged to order regalia from the St. Thomas campus Bookstore

(340-693-1560) prior to the February 18th deadline. Regalia shipped for the Installation Ceremony may be retained for use during Commencement.

In recognition of the Inauguration of Dr. Hall, a number of public and VIP events are scheduled. Among them are:

Wednesday, March 3

11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Open House
Northwest Wing Great Hall
St. Croix campus

Wednesday, March 3

6 p.m.

Government House Reception*
Christiansted, St. Croix

Thursday, March 4

2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Symposium on Spirituality and Professionalism
Administration and Conference Center
St. Thomas campus

Friday, March 5

6 p.m.

VIP Reception*
Catharineberg, St. Thomas

Saturday, March 6

10:30 a.m.

Trustees and Platform Guests Brunch*
St. Thomas

Saturday, March 6

6:30 p.m.

Inaugural Installation Ceremony
Reichhold Center for the Arts
St. Thomas campus

Sunday, March 7

12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Afternoon on the Green
UVI Golf Course
St. Thomas campus

Monday, March 15

12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Retirees Luncheon*
Great Hall
St. Croix campus

Tuesday, March 16

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Open House
Administration and Conference Center
St. Thomas campus

Tuesday, March 16

2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Charter Day Ceremony
Administration and Conference Center
St. Thomas campus

Tuesday, March 16

6 p.m.

Retirees Reception*
Presidential Guest House
St. Thomas campus

Wednesday, March 17

6 p.m.

St. John Inaugural Reception*

The Westin, St. John

Thursday, March 18

6 p.m.

Alfred O. Heath Lecture Series
Reichhold Center for the Arts
St. Thomas campus

Sunday, March 28

5 p.m.

Cultural Extravaganza
Cafetorium
St. Croix campus

* Admission to this event is by invitation

For additonal information about the Inauguration of Dr. David Hall, please visit the following website: http://inauguration.uvi.edu or call 340-693-1042.