Ceremony Information

The inauguaration ceremony will take place in the M. Anthony Burns Arena on Thursday, October 23, 2014, at 3 p.m. This formal ceremony includes the investiture of Dr. Richard B. Williams as the 18th President of Dixie State University.

The procession will begin at the Gardner Student Center south through the Holland Centennial Plaza down 800 East to the south entrance of the Burns Arena. The procession will include DSU administration, faculty and staff members, DSU Board of Trustees, delegates from other institutions of higher education, local and state political leaders, and other invited guests adorned in academic regalia; and the DSU Army ROTC Color Guard.

There is no RSVP necessary for general admission seating at the ceremony. The ceremony is free and open to the public to attend and no tickets will be issued for admission to the Burns Arena. Audience members are encouraged to arrive early for premium seating.

Parking is available in the North Burns Arena lot, the Student Activities Center lot (OLD GYM), and at the DSU Baseball/Softball Complex lot.