Installation of UNCW Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli Today

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Jose V. Sartarelli will be formally installed today as the sixth chancellor and ninth leader of the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Ceremonies will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Hoggard Hall Lawn. The UNCW community and the public are welcome to attend the ceremony and the picnic that follows.

Registration is requested for those who plan to attend the installation and the picnic, which will take place on the King Hall lawn and Campus Commons after the ceremony.

The university will operate on its regular schedule and classes will be in session, but faculty, students and staff are encouraged to attend the event. Staffing decisions will be made by individual departments, and students should check with their professors for individual class schedules.

The event will require temporary changes to parking and shuttle services on campus. Event parking will be in Lot K next to Trask Coliseum, Lot C next to Kenan Auditorium and the Greene Track and Field parking area.

Trolley shuttles will run between those lots and the Hoggard Hall lawn beginning at 9:30 a.m. and will return guests to their vehicles following the picnic. Please note: Wagoner Drive in front of Hoggard Hall will be closed to through traffic from 9:15 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Most spaces in B lot next to Alderman Hall will be closed to permit holders until 12:30 p.m. Faculty and staff are encouraged to use Lots A and E. Portions of Lots C and K will be closed to student permit holders until 12:30 p.m. Overflow parking will be available in the parking deck and next to the Greene track.

A section of chairs will be reserved for faculty and invited guests participating in the installation processional. Guests who are not part of the processional may sit anywhere other than the reserved area and should be seated in advance of the 10:30 start time.

Robing rooms
Robing areas will be available for guests who will participate in the processional as follows:

Faculty: Trask 117
Provost, vice chancellors and deans: Alderman 211

A live stream will be available for those unable to attend who would like to watch the ceremony. A video of the ceremony will be posted on the university website the first week of April, and will air locally the same week on The Learning Network (TLN).

For more information, visit the installation website for a schedule of events and answers to frequently asked questions.