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In the News: Inauguration

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Inauguration Ceremony Opening Moments Inauguration Ceremony Opening Moments
Robert J. Garvey, High Sheriff of Hampshire County, opened the inauguration ceremony. Eleanor Lash then led a moment of silence, which was followed by a musical reflection by singers in the shape-note tradition.
Opening Remarks by Sig Roos Opening Remarks
Sigmund Roos 73F, Chair of the Hampshire College Board of Trustees, delivered opening remarks during the inauguration ceremony.
Polina Barskova Inaugural Poem 
Polina Barskova, assistant professor of Russian literature, recites an original poem, titled “At Hampshire Farm: Tomatoes and Sunflowers.”
Zilong Wang 09F Words of Welcome on Behalf of Students
Student Trustee Zilong Wang 09F welcomes Jonathan Lash to Hampshire on behalf of students.
Video of Al Gore's Inauguration Keynote Address Video of Al Gore’s Inauguration Keynote Address
The Honorable Al Gore, 45th Vice President of the United States, spoke at the inauguration of Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash on April 27, 2012.
Jonathan Lash Video of President Jonathan Lash’s Inaugural Address
Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash delivered his inaugural address following his formal investiture as Hampshire’s 6th President.
Photos of Inauguration Ceremony Photos of Inauguration Ceremony 
Photos of the inauguration ceremony for Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash held on Friday, April 27. View news coverage of the event.
Inauguration of Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash Student Multimedia Profile of Jonathan Lash
A multimedia profile of Jonathan Lash by Remy Schwartz 11F and Duncan Sullivan 09F.



Massachusetts Daily Collegian article, ‘Gore Speaks at Inauguration of Hampshire President’: April 30, 2012

Daily Hampshire Gazette article, ‘Gore Urges Action at Hampshire College Inauguration’: April 28, 2012

ABC 40 report, ‘Al Gore Speaks at Hampshire College’: April 27, 2012

Huffington Post article, ‘Hampshire College Inaugurates New President Jonathan Lash’: April 27, 2012

Photos of Inauguration from The Republican: April 27, 2012

The Republican article, ‘Al Gore at Hampshire College: Global warming is real and needs to be addressed now’: April 27, 2012

CBS 3 Springfield, ‘Former VP Al Gore Speaks at Hampshire College’: April 27, 2012

Television Interview with Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash on WGBY’sConnecting Point: April 25, 2012

Radio Interview with Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash on WAMC Northeast Public Radio: April 24, 2012