Marshall preparing for President Smith’s investiture


The investiture ceremony for President Smith will begin at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 16, on the Third Avenue Lawn of the Morrow Library.

The ceremony and reception will be attended by many guests from state colleges and universities; members of Marshall’s Board of Governors; faculty, staff and students; legislators; alumni and friends.

Smith assumed the presidency in January 2022 after a highly successful career in the private sector, including 11 years as CEO of Intuit.  His biography is available here.

Marshall will televise the ceremony live with streaming coverage at

Traffic patterns on Third Avenue will be altered prior to and during the ceremony.  Motorists are advised to take a different route on Friday morning.

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