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Friday, March 15 events

Fireworks over the Quad to celebrate the end of Madison Week, the inauguration of President Alger and James Madison's 262nd birthday. inaugural ball

Fireworks over the Quad to celebrate the end of Madison Week, the inauguration of President Alger and James Madison's 262nd birthday. inaugural ball
Students lined up to pose with the J-M-U letters set up on the Quad for MadisonFest.  James Madison's likeness made from 3000 cupcakes in the background.

Students lined up to pose with the J-M-U letters set up on the Quad for MadisonFest. James Madison's likeness made from 3000 cupcakes in the background.

Ice sculpture of President Alger at MadisonFest.  There was an ice sculpture for each of JMU's 6 presidents.

Ice sculpture of President Alger at MadisonFest. There was an ice sculpture for each of JMU's 6 presidents.
Dr. Sidney Bland, Professor Emeritus of History, delivers Benediction

Dr. Sidney Bland, Professor Emeritus of History, delivers Benediction

Elliott Paige ('13), music major, sings "Alma Mater"

Elliott Paige ('13), music major, sings "Alma Mater"
President Alger delivers inaugural speech

President Alger delivers inaugural speech

Rector Funkhouser congratulates Mrs. Alger

Rector Funkhouser congratulates Mrs. Alger
The Alger Family

The Alger Family

Rector Funkhouser congratulates President Alger

Rector Funkhouser congratulates President Alger
Rector Funkhouser administers oath of office

Rector Funkhouser administers oath of office

President Alger receives Chain of Office

President Alger receives Chain of Office
Dr. Richard L. McCormick, President Emeritus of Rutgers University

Dr. Richard L. McCormick, President Emeritus of Rutgers University

Eleanor Alger (third from left) sings in Shenandoah Valley Children's Choir

Eleanor Alger (third from left) sings in Shenandoah Valley Children's Choir
Shenandoah Valley Children's Choir

Shenandoah Valley Children's Choir

Christina Landes ('94), chair of Employee Advisory Committee

Christina Landes ('94), chair of Employee Advisory Committee
Dr. Richard and Mrs. Tina Turner, chairs of the Parents Council

Dr. Richard and Mrs. Tina Turner, chairs of the Parents Council

Matt Klein ('13), president of SGA , and President Alger

Matt Klein ('13), president of SGA , and President Alger
Kathleen Curry Santora, CEO, National Association of College and University Attorneys

Kathleen Curry Santora, CEO, National Association of College and University Attorneys

Governor Robert McDonnell congratulates President Jonathan Alger

Governor Robert McDonnell congratulates President Jonathan Alger
Governor Robert McDonnell

Governor Robert McDonnell

JMU Chorale

JMU Chorale
Inauguration guests pack the Convocation Center

Inauguration guests pack the Convocation Center

Rector of the Board of Visitors Joe Funkhouser

Rector of the Board of Visitors Joe Funkhouser
Art Dean delivers Invocation

Art Dean delivers Invocation

Elliott Paige ('13), music major, sings the National Anthem

Elliott Paige ('13), music major, sings the National Anthem
The Alger Family - Jon, Eleanor, Mary Ann

The Alger Family - Jon, Eleanor, Mary Ann

President Alger, Eleanor and Mary Ann

President Alger, Eleanor and Mary Ann
President Alger proceeds to stage

President Alger proceeds to stage

Dr. Steven Bolstad, conductor

Dr. Steven Bolstad, conductor
JMU Wind Symphony

JMU Wind Symphony

Student Marshalls in the Processional

Student Marshalls in the Processional
International Flags

International Flags

JMU ROTC Present the Colors

JMU ROTC Present the Colors
Former President Linwood Rose attends ceremony.

Former President Linwood Rose attends ceremony.

Inauguration stage

Inauguration stage
The Inauguration of Jonathan R. Alger

The Inauguration of Jonathan R. Alger

 

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