- Presidential Inauguration
- President Rosa
- Calendar of Events
- Campus Info
- Inaugural History
- Inaugural Program
- Inaugural Speech
- Previous Presidents
The inauguration of Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa, the 19th president of The Citadel, took place Friday, April 21.
Some inaugural events took place on the evening of April 20 with the formal installation ceremony on the morning of April 21.
A 1973 graduate, Lt. Gen. Rosa officially took office on January 3, 2006.
This website is a permanent archive of news leading up to the inauguration, and news from the day of the inauguration.
The inaugural speech, titled "Principled Leadership and The Citadel of Tomorrow", is now posted.
Click here to replay General Rosa's speech at the April 21 Installation Ceremony (27 minutes).
(Windows Media Player is required.)