We are pleased to host many special representatives who will serve as delegates for the inauguration. Invited delegates will take an important role in the official ceremony on Friday, Aug. 24, as they march in the processional that occurs during the event. Delegates will wear academic regalia that symbolizes their institution and educational standing. The inauguration is an opportunity for all to celebrate the history and mission of the college and move forward together.
Attend the Inauguration as a Delegate
Metropolitan Community College invites you to attend to participate in the processional during the inauguration of Dr. Beatty. If interested, RSVP below by August 10th or call Jessica Contreras Calderon at 816.604.4523.
Return to this website regularly for updates on specific directions for delegates and other event logistics.
“An inauguration is a time of celebration and anticipation, a moment when an academic institution can affirm its past, define its purpose and interpret its role to a wide audience.”
— From “An Impressive Inauguration,” reprinted from “If Gargoyles Could Talk: Sketches of Duke University” by William E. King, Carolina Academic Press, 1997