18th Chancellor of the University of Kansas

The Inauguration of Chancellor Douglas A. Girod

The University of Kansas celebrated the inauguration of Douglas A. Girod as the university’s 18th chancellor at an installation ceremony April 20 in the Lied Center. The ceremony culminated with Chancellor Girod’s inaugural address.

The April 20 installation ceremony is part of two weeks of inauguration activities that include community service opportunities, social activities, music concerts, building dedications, a formal ball, and a TED Talk-style research symposium.

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Chancellor Girod's First Year in Photos





 


Alumni Association

Check out Kansas Alumni magazine's 2013 feature on Dr. Girod when he was named Executive Vice Chancellor for the medical center, and the magazine's 2017 feature when he was named Chancellor.

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Chancellor Douglas A. Girod

"I am honored to lead this remarkable institution. The work we do changes lives and improves our world in meaningful ways. I look forward to collaborating with you to continue this work on behalf of the society we serve."

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