Inauguration speech and video
Dakota State University held the inauguration for the twenty-second president of the University, Dr. David B. Borofsky, on Friday, Sept. 27th.
To view an archived video of the event, click here.
To read a transcript of the speech, click here.
Inaugural Ceremony Program:
Processional - "Thoughtful March" composed by Jared Mills, DSU Student performed by the DSU Pep Band
National Anthem - Mr. Andrew Gross, Soloist
Welcome by Master of Ceremonies - Dr. Jack Walters, Assoc. Professor of Management
Greetings by representatives of:
- SD Board of Regents - Dr. Jack Warner, Executive Director
- City of Madison - Mayor Roy Lindsay
- Alumni - Mr. Dwayne "Jake" Jacobsen, DSU Alumni Director
- Faculty/Staff - Assistant Professor, Mary Francis, Chair of Gen. Faculty
- Students - Mr. Elliott Breukelman, Student Assoc. President
Musical Interlude - "Time after Time" by Cyndi Lauper performed by the DSU Concert Choir
Installation - Regent Dean Krogman, President, SD Board of Regents
Presentation of Medallion - Regent Randy Schaefer
Presidential Response - Dr. David B. Borofsky
Alma Mater - led by DSU Choir
Closing comments - Dr. Jack Walters
Recessional - "March Mixolydian" by Robert Sheldon performed by the DSU Pep Band