Monday, March 11 events
The JMU men's basketball team presented President Alger with an unexpected Inauguration Week honor on Monday...
...helping to cut down the net at the Richmond Coliseum after the team's Colonial Athletic Association championship victory.
Brian Kaylor, moderator, introduces Citizenship Forum panelists (l-r) Jim Shaeffer, Meg Mulrooney and Chaz Evans-Haywood.
JMU freshman Erin Hodi and faculty member Judy Cohen offer their perspectives on citizenship and higher education.
Following the panel discussion, the audience broke into smaller groups to further address higher education's responsibility in preparing citizens.
Faculty and staff left messages of greeting and warm wishes for President Alger on a ceremonial scroll.
Truffles emblazoned with the inaugural seal were the highlight of the faculty/staff dessert reception.
Faculty and staff presented the Algers with a park bench to be placed in the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum in their honor.