The Inauguration of Thomas Bailey

Inauguration Week Schedule of Events

Monday, December 3, 2018

Pasta Dinner for TC students hosted by President Bailey (Registration Required)

5:30-7:30 p.m.
TC Dining Room
Grace Dodge Lower Level
Registration required, TC students will receive an invitation at the beginning of November.
Note: this event is for TC students only. Students will be asked to show ID on arrival at the TC Dining Room

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Community Coffee & Tea Break

3:00–4:00 p.m.
Everett Lounge
The Office of the Vice President for Diversity & Community Affairs and the President’s Committee for Community & Diversity invite you to a coffee and tea break in celebration of the inauguration of Thomas Bailey, eleventh President of Teachers College, Columbia University.

Sounds of New  York

4:00–5:00 p.m.
Milbank Chapel
Join the students from Music & Music Education as they share their own musical sounds of New York as part of inauguration week. Included in the performers are Siyi Fang (piano),
Katie Ho (violin) and the TC Chamber Singers! REGISTER HERE

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Academic Symposium
Cowin Auditorium
Watch Livestream

1:00-2:15 p.m.
The Phyllis L. Kossoff Lecture on Education & Policy
Richard A. Carranza, Chancellor, New York City Department of Education

2:30-3:30 p.m.
Panel discussion
Making Research that Matters: Building Consensus for Great Ideas
Eminent TC scholars discuss how to shape and gain support for game-changing research for the good of society.

3:45-4:45 p.m.
Panel discussion
Practice Makes (Almost) Perfect: Working with practitioners in the field
Partnering with professionals in the public, private and non-profit sectors creates pathways for better research and brighter outcomes.

There will be a reception for Symposium guests at the conclusion of the second panel.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Installation of Teachers College 11th President, Thomas Bailey
Riverside Church
490 Riverside Drive
[between 120th and 122nd streets]
New York, NY 10027
Watch Livestream

9:30 -10:00 a.m.
Academic Procession Formation
Delegates from other universities, Teachers College Student Senate, faculty, Alumni Council, Trustees and speakers participating in the academic procession should gather for procession formation at in the South Hall at Riverside Church. South Hall, Please enter Riverside Church at the processors entrance on Riverside Drive Street between 120th and 122nd streets.

10:00 a.m.
Guest arrival time 
Please enter Riverside Church through the main entrance on Riverside Drive.
Guests are asked to be in their seats no later than 10:45 a.m.

11:00 a.m.
Academic Procession Begins

1:00 p.m.
Program Concludes
Lunch Reception in the South Hall

Academic Symposium

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Academic Day Feature Card


Friday, December 7, 2018

Installation Feature Card
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