The Inauguration of Chancellor Douglas A. Girod

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The University of Kansas will celebrate the inauguration of
Douglas A. Girod with an installation ceremony on April 20, 2018.

Inauguration Address

April 20, 2018

Read the inauguration speech from the installation ceremony of Douglas A. Girod as the university’s 18th chancellor.



The University of Kansas Office of Public Affairs created a site with information about Chancellor Girod at

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Special Inauguration Coverage

Bright Outlook

From Kansas Alumni magazine

Read the feature article from the 2017 Kansas Alumni magazine when Dr. Girod was named chancellor.

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Paging Dr. Girod

From Kansas Alumni magazine

Read our 2013 profile of Dr. Girod when he was named executive vice chancellor for KU Medical Center.

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A Remarkable Trajectory

Convocation 2017

Read Chancellor Girod’s inaugural address during the 152nd Convocation of the University of Kansas.

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Installation video

April 20, 2018

Watch the video shown during Dr. Girod’s installation as KU’s 18th chancellor.

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Rock Chalk, Jayhawk!