The inauguration of Dr. Marco J. Clark, Ed.D., the sixth president of Holy Cross College, is March 25, 2023. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the College is holding a Day of Service on Thursday, March 23, an Academic Symposium Friday, March 24, and the installation of Dr. Clark Saturday, March 25. Below is a detailed list of opportunities happening on campus to commemorate this momentous time in Holy Cross College history.


Day of Service
Holy Cross College will give back to the local community and participate in collaboration projects with our non-profit partners.


Academic Symposium – Showcase of Holy Cross College & Its Catholic, Liberal Arts Education

Brother Philip Smith, C.S.C. will present a talk on Brother Columba O’Neill’s Journey to Sainthood.
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Driscoll Auditorium with a reception to follow

Presentation of scientific research by faculty and students.
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Driscoll Auditorium

Fall semester Lebanon Trip presentation by students and faculty.
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Driscoll Auditorium

Next journey, a presentation on the newest majors on campus.
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Driscoll Auditorium

PSI CHI Induction ceremony with alumnus Paul Gilsdorf ’18 as the featured speaker.
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Pfeil Center Boardroom

Exhibit – View artwork from MCI, faculty, staff, and students and a literary exhibit with pieces from the academic journal Core Chronicles books 1 and 2.
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Vincent Atrium


Inauguration Installation Ceremony of President
2:00 p.m.
Pfeil Center McKenna Arena
Reception to immediately follow in the Inaugural Event Tent


For assistance or with immediate questions related to the inauguration, please contact [email protected].