UCSC students, staff invited to enter inauguration greeting contest

To: UCSC Staff and Students

From: Inauguration Steering Committee

As you know, George Blumenthal will be inaugurated as UCSC's tenth chancellor in a public ceremony on campus during the morning of Friday, June 6. One of the inaugural traditions we are incorporating into the program is the academic procession by faculty.

It is also the very strong desire of our committee--and of the chancellor--to involve students and staff in the formal program. One other inaugural tradition--the offering of greetings from important constituencies--gives us a chance to do just that.

Toward that end, we are inviting students and staff who are interested in offering greetings during the inauguration to participate in a contest to select the representatives from these important groups.

The following web page includes contest details, including the deadline for submitting your entry (Monday, May 5):


It is our hope that this contest will add a special quality to what we believe will be a very special inauguration.

Thank you.