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Inaugural Ceremony Program

Prelude
Sonata pian’e forte
Giovanni Gabrieli
Penn Brass

Rigaudon
André Campra
Bruce Shultz, organ

Processional
Allegro Maestoso
George Frideric Handel
Penn Brass

Suite in D, Ouverture and Bourrée
George Frideric Handel
Darin Kelly, trumpet and Penn Sinfonia directed by Brad Smith

Invocation
William C. Gipson, University Chaplain

Welcome
James S. Riepe, Chair of the Board of Trustees

Greetings
Charles W. Mooney, Jr., Chair of the Faculty Senate
on behalf of the faculty

Jason A. Levine, Chair of the Undergraduate Assembly

Simi R. Wilhelm, Chair of the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly
on behalf of undergraduate and graduate students

Rodney V. Robinson, Chair of the Penn Professional Staff Assembly

Sylvie M. Beauvais, Chair of the Weekly Paid Professional Staff Assembly
on behalf of the administration and staff

Edward G. Rendell, Governor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
on behalf of the Commonwealth

Musical Selection
Come ye sons of art
Henry Purcell
Joanna Talle, alto
University Choir and Penn Sinfonia directed by William Parberry

Greetings
Paul C. Williams, President of Penn Alumni
on behalf of the alumni

Frank H. T. Rhodes, President of the American Philosophical Society
on behalf of learned societies

Shirley M. Tilghman, President, Princeton University

Neil L. Rudenstine, Chair of the Board, ARTstor and President Emeritus, Harvard University
on behalf of institutions of higher learning

Musical Selection
Rigaudon: Allegro con brio from the Holberg Suite
Edvard Grieg,
Penn Sinfonia directed by Brad Smith

Investiture of the President
Mr. Riepe

Inaugural Address
Amy Gutmann, President

Benediction
Chaplain Gipson

Musical Selection
The Red and Blue
Glee Club

Recessional
Prelude to the Te Deum
Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Penn Brass

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