Dr. Julie Sullivan was inaugurated as the 15th president of the University of St. Thomas on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.

Students, faculty and staff of St. Thomas as well as invitation-only guests, including alumni, benefactors, community leaders, college presidents and delegates from higher education institutions around the United States, filled the field house of the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex.

Full coverage, including stories, photos, video and the text of her address, is available at the St. Thomas Newsroom.

Inauguration Coverage


Watch inauguration videos, explore Dr. Sullivan's address and read first-hand experiences of the ceremony via the St. Thomas Newsroom.

Inauguration Ceremony

Watch the full Oct. 17 inauguration ceremony of Dr. Julie Sullivan.

Inauguration Program

Schedule of Events


9 a.m., Student continental breakfast, Brady Education Center


Noon: Student picnic, lower quadrangle


5:15 p.m.: Dinner, Woulfe Alumni Hall, for trustees, leaders, invited guests


10:30 a.m.: Mass, Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas, for faculty, staff, invited guests

11:45 a.m.: Community lunch, lower quadrangle, for faculty, staff, students, guests

11:45 a.m.: Lunch, Woulfe Alumni Hall, for inauguration delegates, trustees, leaders

2 p.m.: Inauguration ceremony, Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex field house, for faculty, staff, students, guests

3:30 p.m.: Post-ceremony reception, Woulfe Alumni Hall, for faculty, staff, invited guests