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Inauguration of Joseph Harroz, Jr. as the 15th President of the University of Oklahoma. The University of Oklahoma seal.

Inauguration Ceremony



Inauguration Highlights



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Inauguration Events

Joseph Harroz, Jr.

as the
15th President of
The University of Oklahoma

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Celebration Dinner featuring Presidential Historian and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Jon Meacham

Reception – 6 p.m.

Dinner – 6:30 p.m.

Lloyd Noble Center, 2900 South Jenkins Avenue
Professional Attire


Friday, September 17, 2021

Inauguration Ceremony – 10 a.m., Lloyd Noble Center
2900 South Jenkins Avenue
Business Casual or Class Attire

University Celebration – 11:30 a.m., South Oval
550 Parrington Oval

Boyd House Tours – 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Boyd House
407 West Boyd Street

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