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Inauguration of President Krislov

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Join the Pace Community for a number of engaging events—including the Office of the Provost's Faculty Showcases—in the week leading up to the inauguration of Marvin Krislov as Pace University's eighth president on October 29.

On Sunday, October 29, 2017, Pace University will formally install Marvin Krislov as our eighth president.

In the week leading up to the installation ceremony, Pace will host a series of showcase eventsinlcuding the Office of the Provost sponsored Faculty Showcasescelebrating the inauguration. We will look back on Pace’s unique history and how it has led us to this pivotal moment in time as well as look to the future under the inspired and visionary leadership of our new president. These inaugural week events will illustrate the innovation, leadership, and accomplishments of Pace’s students, staff, faculty, trustees, and alumni.

Foundations: Building the Pace Path
Monday, October 23–ongoing
New York City Campus: Birnbaum Library
Pleasantville Campus: Mortola Library

The Pace Path, and our approach to preparing students for success, can be traced back to Pace’s earliest days and Homer Pace himself. This exhibit illustrates Homer’s holistic ideas along with many of the other innovative moments in our history that have led us to this pivotal moment in time.

Student Showcase
Sponsored by the Division for Student Success

Wednesday, October 25
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Schimmel Theatre

Students take to the stage and demonstrate a wide variety of skills, talents, and educational prowess through presentations, research, conversations, and more, including a Q&A with the Student Government Association presidents and President Krislov. A reception, along with an exhibit of the students’ work, will follow.

Faculty Showcase
Sponsored by the Office of the Provost

Thursday, October 26
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
New York City Campus: Schimmel Theatre Lobby

Friday, October 27
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Pleasantville Campus: Gottesman Room

Faculty will share and present their work in a casual setting allowing for questions and conversations. The showcase will display teaching innovation, research, and more. Faculty may present alone or with students. A reception will follow each event.

Community Service: Pleasantville Planting Party
Saturday, October 28
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Pleasantville Campus

The Pace Community will come together to beautify the campus and officially welcome President Krislov to Pace with a tree planting and dedication ceremony.

The Inauguration of Marvin Krislov
Eighth President of Pace University

Sunday, October 29
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Pleasantville Campus: Goldstein Fitness Center

Join the Pace Board of Trustees, students, faculty, staff, distinguished guests, and delegates from colleges and universities across the nation at a formal ceremony marking the installation of Pace University’s eighth president, Marvin Krislov.

Register to attend this event by clicking here. For more information, please email