Commencement Livestream

Watch the 140th Commencement ceremony live. Saturday, May 11 at 10 a.m.


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Inauguration of

Dr. Stefanie D. Niles


Inauguration Events

March 30-April 2, 2023

Schedule of Events: 

Thursday, March 30

7:00 p.m. Values in Action: Leadership, Global Awareness, & Social Responsibility (Missouri Recital Hall)

Friday, March 31

5:30 p.m. Dinner* (Raney Dining Room)

6:45 p.m. Virginia Alice Cottey Stockard Chapel Service (Chapel)

Saturday, April 1

10 a.m. President’s Reception (President’s House)

2 p.m. Capping and Processional (Steps of Main Hall)

2:30 p.m. Investiture Ceremony (Center for the Arts)

4 p.m. Inauguration Celebration (Center for Campus Life)

6 p.m. Alumnae/Guest Dinner* (Raney Dining Room)

Sunday, April 2

8 a.m. Comets 5k (Hinkhouse parking lot)

10:30 a.m. Brunch* (Raney Dining Room)

*meal tickets must be purchased in advance when registering online

If you would like to make a celebratory gift visit: All gifts will support the Cottey Innovation Fund which provides funding for innovative initiatives at Cottey and beyond.

Investiture Ceremony Live Stream

Saturday April 1, 2:30 p.m.