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Loyola University New Orleans to Hold Presidential Inauguration Nov. 15-16

Loyola press release - November 12, 2018

Presidential Inauguration

Loyola University New Orleans made history this year with the appointment of Tania Tetlow, J.D., as the university’s 17th president. She is the first woman and the first layperson to lead Loyola since the university’s founding in 1912. President Tetlow is also the fourth woman president, as well as the youngest woman president, to lead one of the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the U.S. You’re invited to join the Loyola community in celebrating this historic moment at the Inauguration Celebration, to be held Nov. 15 and 16, 2018.

Thursday, November 15

Inaugural Missioning Mass
11:30 a.m. | Holy Name of Jesus Church

All are invited to prayerfully celebrate as President Tetlow formally accepts the leadership of a Jesuit apostolate from the Provincial of the U.S. Central and Southern Province of the Society of Jesus in her role of furthering the mission of the university. President Tetlow’s uncle, the Rev. Joseph Tetlow, S.J., former dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Loyola Alumni Association president, will give the homily. Music will be provided by the university’s esteemed College of Music and Fine Arts.

The Missioning Mass will be broadcast at 8 p.m. CST on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 by WLAE-TV New Orleans Public Television.

Post-Mass Student Celebration
12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. | Peace Quad

Students will celebrate our new university president with their own fun-filled event, led by the Student Government Association and University Programming Board. On tap for the afternoon are “Trivia with Tetlow,” a photo booth, and other games. Join us on Snapchat for a look-see!

Inauguration Concert
7 p.m. | Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall

Presented by the College of Music and Fine Arts, this multidisciplinary hour-long concert event features Loyola alumni along with current faculty and student performances in celebration of President Tetlow’s inauguration. Performers include Greer Grimsley, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Carol Rausch, and Naughty Professor. The concert is free, and tickets are not required.

Friday, November 16

Inauguration Ceremony
4 p.m. | Holy Name of Jesus Church

President Tetlow is inaugurated as the 17th president of Loyola University New Orleans. Speakers include New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell; Tulane University President Michael A. Fitts, J.D.; retired Xavier University Louisiana President Norman Francis, J.D. ’55, H ’82; and journalist Cokie Roberts, H ’93. Archbishop of New Orleans the Rev. Gregory M. Aymond will offer the Benediction. Music will be provided by the university’s esteemed College of Music and Fine Arts.

The Inauguration Cermony will be broadcast from 8 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 by WWL-TV on WUPL Channel 54 (Cox & AT&T U-Verse Channel 2, Charter Channel 16, Direct TV Channel 54).

Inauguration Reception
5:30 p.m. | Palm Court

Immediately following the Inauguration Ceremony, a celebration will be held in the Palm Court. All are welcome.

1912 Society Inauguration Dinner
6:30 p.m. | Audubon Tea Room, Audubon Park
Tickets are required for this event.

The annual 1912 Society Dinner moves to the Audubon Tea Room this year for a post-Inauguration Celebration to welcome President Tetlow. At the event, Loyola will present one of its highest honors, the 2018 Integritas Vitae Award, to Dr. Anthony “Tony” Lazzara, a pediatrician who left an academic position at Emory University in 1983 to begin an apostolate among the poor children of the developing world. Through the Villa la Paz Foundation, he leads Hogar San Francisco de Asis, a home for destitute ill children near Lima, Peru.

Tickets and sponsorships can be purchased at loyno.edu/1912
Auction registration and bidding are available at one.bidpal.net/1912