BU Symphony Orchestra & Symphonic Chorus at Carnegie Hall

Date Tuesday, April 18, 8:00pm
Location Carnegie Hall, 57th Street & 7th Avenue, New York
Description In honor of the Inauguration of Robert A. Brown. David Hoose and Ann Howard Jones, conductors. Simon Estes, baritone. Michelle Johnson, soprano. Program: Ralph Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 4 and Dona Nobis Pacem.
Admission Tickets available exclusively through Carnegie Hall ( or 212-247-7800) for $35, $25, and $15.

Inaugural Reception at Boston University Medical Campus

Date Thursday, April 20, 3:00pm–4:30pm
Location 670 Albany Street, First Floor Auditorium
Description President Robert A. Brown will make brief remarks followed by an open question and answer period, and an informal reception.
Admission Open to all BUMC and BMC staff, faculty, and students.

Ballyhoo with Brown: BU Central Live at West Campus

Date Saturday, April 22, Noon-4 pm
Location Track and Tennis Center, 100 Ashford Street
Description Join in the Inaugural festivities at a sonic celebration to welcome President Brown in true BU Central style. Musical talent will feature up and coming indie, hip hop, and rock performers, as well as performances by BU students.
Admission Open to the BU Community.

Service of Thanksgiving

Date Thursday, April 27, 1:00–1:50pm
Location Marsh Chapel
Description A special Service of Thanksgiving, led by the Dean of Marsh Chapel, the Rev. Robert Neville.

Inauguration Ceremony

Date Thursday, April 27, 3pm
Location Agganis Arena
Description Formal installation of Robert A. Brown as the tenth president of Boston University. Reception immediately follows at the same location.

Inaugural Symposia

Date Friday, April 28, 8:30am–5:30pm
Location School of Management, 595 Commonwealth Avenue, Auditorium
Description Four academic symposia will explore Boston University’s role and responsibilities to the city and the world as a leading research institution committed to diversity and exceptional scholarship. These sessions are free of charge and registration is not required.