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Speeches, videos and images from Inauguration of Jim Yong Kim and Convocation of the College's 240th year

Posted Tuesday, September 22, 2009

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Press Release

Speeches and Remarks

  • Invocation by Hearn Chun, Sungkyunkwan University and Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea
  • Greeting by John H. Lynch, Governor of New Hampshire
  • Greeting by Ruth Simmons, President of Brown University
  • Greeting by Allan M. Brandt, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
  • Message from Frances C. Vernon '10, Student Body President
  • Introduction by Michael E. Porter, Bishop William Lawrence University Professor and Director, Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, Harvard Business School
  • Introduction by Paul Farmer, Maude and Lillian Presley Professor of Medical Anthropology, Harvard Medical School
  • Welcome to the Wheelock Succession by James Wright, President Emeritus
  • Inaugural Address by Jim Yong Kim, President
  • Benediction by Richard R. Crocker, College Chaplain



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