The inauguration of Ohio University's 21st President, Dr. M. Duane Nellis, was a momentous and historic event. Ohio University celebrated the occasion with a week of special programming and events all leading up to the investiture ceremony on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, with additional events to close out the week and welcome the new President.
Watch the Investiture Ceremony
Investiture Ceremony Documents
Read "The Lamp Carrier" (PDF), an original poem written to commemorate the inauguration by Dr. Scott Minar, English professor on the Ohio University Lancaster campus and a three-time, proud OHIO alumnus.