Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D., will be formally installed as the 10th Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Friday, April 20, 2018.


MacLean Campus Center & Main Auditorium
UMass Dartmouth
285 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth MA 02747


Attendees are encouraged to arrive by 10am.

9am: Delegate robing at Campus Center University Club; faculty robing at Campus Center Blue & Gold Room.

9:45am: Doors open, Main Auditorium.

10:45am: Academic Procession, Main Auditorium.

11am: Investiture Ceremony, Main Auditorium.

12pm: Receiving line and reception, MacLean Campus Center.

Ceremony sponsored by the University of Masssachusetts Dartmouth Foundation; reception sponsored by Chartwells, SSC-Southeast Services Corporation, and the University of Masssachusetts Dartmouth Foundation


Parking for attendees will be reserved in Lots 4 and 5. Identify yourself as an inauguration attendee and you will be directed to the appropriate spaces.

Inauguration Week

Please plan to attend other Inauguration Week events.