Investiture Ceremony Resources

  • Call to Order Ernie Pawlick, bagpiper
  • Prelude SVSU Brass Quintet
  • Processional SVSU Brass Quintet
  • Introduction Master of Ceremonies
    Deborah Huntley, SVSU provost
  • The National Anthem SVSU Brass Quintet
  • Invocation Imam Achmat Salie, D.B.A.
    Program Director, Islamic Studies, University of Detroit Mercy
  • Salutations To be announced
  • Musical Interlude Cardinal Singers and the SVSU Concert Choir
    under the direction of Kevin Simons,
    SVSU Assistant Professor of Music

Installation of the President

  • Presentation of the Medallion Jeffrey T. Martin
    Board of Control Chair
  • Remarks President Donald J. Bachand
  • Benediction The Most Reverend Joseph R. Cistone
    Bishop of Saginaw, Catholic Diocese of Saginaw
  • Recessional SVSU Brass Quintet

Post-Ceremony Reception

Please join President & Mrs. Bachand in celebrating his installation as the fourth president of Saginaw Valley State University. Guests are invited to proceed to the Gazelle Fountain Courtyard for music, light hors d’ oeuvres and refreshments. (In the event of inclement weather, the reception will be held in the Curtiss Hall Banquet Rooms.)