Inauguration

Schedule of Events

In the weeks leading up to inauguration on Saturday, September 23, Kurt M. Landgraf and his wife, Rita, are looking forward to meeting members of the Washington College family and the extended community.

Events marked with an asterisk are by invitation only.

* Sunday, August 27, 6:00 p.m. The All-Campus Picnic – “Launching the Landgrafs” and “Sailing into the Semester”

Thursday, September 7, 4:00 p.m. Fall Convocation with honored guest, Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, and James Allen Hall, the 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award winner

Wednesday, September 13, 5:00 p.m. Groundbreaking for The Hodson Boathouse

Saturday, September 16 Tailgate with the President, between the men’s and women’s soccer games with Gettysburg College. Gametimes: 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Tuesday, September 19,  5:30 p.m. Washington Prize event with the 2017 prize winner, Nathaniel Philbrick, author of Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution 

*Friday, September 22, 5:00 p.m.  Parents Reception

     8:00 p.m. Pre-Inaugural Celebration: Bonfire, Band, Beer Garden & Fireworks

Saturday, September 23 – 10:30 a.m. The Inauguration of Kurt Landgraf, Washington College’s 29th President

      12:30 p.m.  Inauguration Luncheon (open to the public)

       3:00 p.m. - Washington College’s Cardboard Boat Race

       6:00 p.m. - *Inauguration Dinner at the Hynson-Ringgold House (private) 

* Sunday, September 24 – 10:00 a.m. Inauguration Brunch for members of The 1782 Society and the George Washington Legacy Society

Please check back for schedule updates.