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 https://www.marshall.edu/livestream/.
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.