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President Trombley with Students
Inauguration

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

Festivities will take place throughout the prior week, concluding with the installation ceremony. This page will be updated on an ongoing basis and is subject to change. Please contact inauguration@bridgeport.edu with any questions about the event.

Schedule of events 


Thursday, April 4, 2019

12:30 - 3 p.m.

Trash to Treasure: Upcycling Design Workshop

Presented by Kathy Kile, Pitzer College

Location: Arnold Bernhard Center, 84 Iranistan Avenue 

 

5:30 - 7 p.m.

Classroom to Career: Stories of the UB Student & Faculty Relationship

Location: Mandeville Hall Room 104

Ernest C. Trefz School of Business, 230 Park Avenue

 

7:15 - 8:30 p.m.

A Conversation with President Trombley

Location: Mandeville Hall Room 104

Ernest C. Trefz School of Business, 230 Park Avenue
 

 

Saturday, April 6, 2019

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Inauguration Ceremony

Location: Mertens Theatre, Arnold Bernhard Center, 84 Iranistan Avenue
 

Friday, April 5, 2019

1-3 p.m.

Poetry Reading & Workshop 

Presented by Tom Healy, Former Chairman of the Fulbright Scholarship Board

Location: The Schelfhaudt Gallery, Arnold Bernhard Center, 84 Iranistan Avenue

 

4-5 p.m.

Faculty Development Seminar

Keynote Address by President Trombley

Location: Littlefield Theatre, Arnold Bernhard Center, 84 Iranistan Avenue

 

7 p.m.

International Festival 

Location: Mertens Theatre, Arnold Bernhard Center , 84 Iranistan Avenue