The formal installation of Rhonda L. Lenton as York University’s eighth president and vice-chancellor will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 18 during fall convocation ceremonies.
In advance of the ceremony, a special community reception is planned for Tuesday, Oct. 17 in the CIBC Lobby in the Accolade East Building (ACE) on the Keele campus. The reception will provide current York University students, faculty and staff with an opportunity to extend their congratulations to the new president and it also coincides with the University’s annual Red & White Day celebration of community and spirit. Everyone is invited to wear red and white school colours to the reception. Click here to submit an RSVP for this event.
At the reception, Lenton will announce the winner of the #YorkUMyVision Contest. The winning vision will be chosen based on its originality, thoughtfulness and compelling quality.
Additional activities planned around the president’s installation include a York U Campus Alumni and Donor Breakfast on Oct. 17, the formal Installation Ceremony and Convocation on Oct. 18 and the York Circle Lecture and Lunch on Oct. 21.
For more information, or to send a personalized message of congratulations to York University’s new president, visit the President and Vice-Chancellor’s Installation website.