The Inauguration of President Laura Trombley, PhD, the University of Bridgeport's 10th President

View videos and photos from President Trombley’s inauguration ceremony and celebratory events.

The University of Bridgeport community celebrated the inauguration of its tenth president, Laura Skandera Trombley, PhD, on the morning of Saturday, April 6, 2019. Dr. Trombley’s inauguration marked a momentous and celebratory occasion for the University of Bridgeport’s 91st year.

Festivities took place on Thursday, April 4, and Friday, April 5, concluding with the inauguration ceremony on Saturday. For a glimpse of the week’s activities in video and photos, please select from the options below.

Photos from the Inauguration Ceremony on Saturday, April 6, 2019 

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Thursday, April 4, Event Photos

Friday, April 5, Event Photos

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Congratulations from Mayor Ganim &
Members of the UB Community


Ann M. Ryan, PhD, Professor of English, Le Moyne College

Mr. Nelson E. Trombley, Jr., Union College


Tom Healy, Poet

Laura Skandera Trombley, PhD, 10th President of the University of Bridgeport