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Newman University Presidential Inauguration

Kathleen Jagger, Ph.D.

Multi-day Event, OCTOBER 3 - 9, 2021

President Kathleen Jagger

Dr. Jagger is the second laywoman to serve Newman University. She began her first year in July 2020 as President in the midst of the COVID pandemic, a reality she led the campus through with grace and a sense of calmness. COVID precluded her formal inauguration in 2020.

Dr. Jagger earned her Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She has a M.P.H. from Harvard School of Public Health and her baccalaureate degree from DePauw University. Prior teaching and administrative experience includes DePauw, Transylvania University and St. Thomas More University. Dr. Jagger is married to Dr. Jim Jagger, who formerly served as Director of Athletic Medicine and team doctor for athletics at the University of Kentucky. They have two adult sons.

Sunday
Oct. 3

Student Mass & Picnic (in honor of Dr. Jagger)

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: St. John’s Chapel, Sacred Heart Hall


Join us for a special inauguration day Mass followed by an outside picnic.

Monday
Oct. 4

Jet Monday – Presidential Donuts

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Location: Heritage Room, Sacred Heart Hall


No University Presidential Inauguration is actually official without Presidential Donuts ;)

Tuesday
Oct. 5

Root Beer Floats, Q&A with Dr. Jagger

Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location: Dugan-Gorges Conference Center


Root beer floats/Ice cream Social and a fun Q&A with Dr. Jagger - All staff and faculty are welcome! (sponsored by Staff Assembly and Faculty Senate)

Alumni Social Hour

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Tarcisia Roths ASC Alumni Center

Wednesday
Oct. 6

Mission Luncheon (facutly & staff event)

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Location: Tarcisia Roths ASC Alumni Center

Student Snack Social with Dr. Jagger

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Dugan-Gorges Conference Center


Sponsored by C.A.B. and S.G.A.

Thursday
Oct. 7

Eucharist

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: St. John’s Chapel, Sacred Heart Hall


View the live Eucharist event online here

Guest Luncheon

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Mabee Dining Center (west room)

Faculty and Staff Luncheon

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Mabee Dining Center (west room)

Presidential Luncheon (invitation only)

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Tarcisia Roths ASC Alumni Center

Installation Ceremony

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Location: De Mattias Performance Hall


View the live Presidential Installment Ceremony event online here

Reception

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Location: Heritage Plaza (south side of Gorges Atrium)

Friday
Oct. 8

Volleyball vs. Northwest Missouri State

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: Fugate Gymnasium, O'Shaunessey Hall


Come cheer on our Lady Jets Volleyball players as they take on Northwest Missouri State.

Women’s Soccer vs. Central Missouri

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Wilkin's Soccer Field


Come cheer on our Lady Jets Soccer players as they take on Northwest Missouri State.

Saturday
Oct. 9

Volleyball vs. Missouri Western

Time: 3:00 p.m.

Location: Fugate Gymnasium, O'Shaunessey Hall


Come cheer on our Lady Jets Volleyball players as they take on Northwest Missouri State.

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