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Finding aids for archival items.

Inauguration of Edward D. de Rosset

Finding Aid 75
Union College Archives

UC 2.7 Inauguration of Edward D. de Rosset

Record Group : 2 President

Collection : 7

Location : Archive Box (Bankers Box)

Processing Information : Finding Aid created by Bruce Miracle on September 23, 2013.

NOTE : The Inauguration of Edward D. de Rosset as the 17th President of Union College took place on Friday, September 30, 2005 at 2:00 PM in the John M. Robsion Arena.

Contents Note : The Collection consists of the files and records of the Inauguration Committee as well as various other items associated with the Inauguration.


Folder 1 &2:  Contains Invitation, Requisitions, Planning Materials CD, & Information and Program booklet


  • Accommodations
  • Board of Trustees Profile – Updated April 2004
  • The Charge Presentation of The Mace Medallion For Program The Response
  • Correspondence to Delegates of Colleges Universities and Organizations
  • Correspondence to Faculty Serving as Delegates
  • Correspondence to Faculty Staff and Students
  • Correspondence to Platform Party
  • Enterprise Rental
  • Framed Medallion’s For 2 Previous Presidents Dr. Jack Phillips and Dr. Mahlon Miller
  • Honorariums for President Emeriti
  • Hotel
  • Inauguration and Homecoming Schedule
  • Inauguration Expenses
  • Invitations
  • Jostens
  • Jostens Academic Regalia Order for Trustees & Platform Party
  • Jostens – President’s New Robe
  • Letters From Presidents Emeriti
  • Mace - President’s Medallion -  Descriptives used for President Ed de Rosset’s Ceremony
  • Meeting Notes
  • Minutes and Notes of Inauguration Meetings – Samples Include Information from Previous Inauguration
  • Nametags
  • Platform Party Line-up and Seating
  • President’s Guest List
  • President’s Inauguration Seating
  • President’s Medallion
  • President’s Medallion Citation for Medallion Presentation The Charge: Board Chair The Response: President
  • Processional Line-up
  • Reception  Flutist: Amy Foulkes
  • Regrets
  • Sample Guideline for a Presidential Inauguration “Countdown to Launch”
  • Scripts
  • Song for the President Written by Dr. James Garrett
  • Student Assistants
  • Timeline