Information for Delegates

Institutions of higher education across Texas and around the world will be invited to send a delegate to celebrate the inauguration of President DesRoches. More information regarding registration will be available in the coming weeks.

Investiture Ceremony

The investiture ceremony will take place at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 22, in the Academic Quadrangle on the Rice University campus. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be moved to Autry Court in Tudor Fieldhouse. Each delegate will have an assigned position in the procession according to the year of founding of their institution.

Delegates are requested to provide their own academic regalia.

In addition to the investiture ceremony, delegates are invited to participate in campus tours, lectures and other activities that showcase Rice University.

Additional details will be provided in advance of the investiture.