Installation of Teachers College 11th President, Thomas Bailey
Friday, December 7, 2018

Investiture Ceremony

Watch the Inauguration of Thomas Bailey, Eleventh President of Teachers College, Columbia University
“Creating Pathways for All to Flourish”
Friday, December 7, 2018

Inauguration Program

Poem & Greetings

Watch selected scenes from the Investiture

Adriano Espaillat

Adriano Espaillat

U.S. Representative

Mark Levine

Mark Levine

Council Member, 7th District of New York

Marion Boultbee

Marion Boultbee, Ed.D. '96

President, Teachers College Alumni Council

James Borland

James Borland

Professor of Education

Sonya Jones

Sonya Jones

IT Communications Coordinator, Department of Telecommunications

Chloe Dawson

Chloe Dawson, M.Ed. '17

President, Student Senate, Doctoral Candidate

Gard Lord

Gary A. Lord

Lieutenant, Office of Public Safety

Belinda Miles

Belinda S. Miles

President, Westchester Community College

Keynote Address

Eloy Oakley Chancellor, California Community Colleges

Remarks & Presentation of the Chain of Office

William D. Rueckert, Chair, Board of Trustees
Lee Bollinger, President, Columbia University
Judith Scott-Clayton, Associate Professor of Economics & Education
Leslie Morse Nelson, Vice Chair, Board of Trustees

Inauguration Address

Thomas Bailey

Open quotesBy building a stronger and more effective Teachers College, we will strengthen our ability to build a stronger and more just world…and by truly marshaling our resources to achieve our broader social goals, we will become a stronger and more effective and sustainable institution.Close quotes

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