Inauguration Weekend

October 1, 2018
Communications Staff
Carmen Twillie Ambar
President Carmen Twillie Ambar Photo credit: Tanya Rosen-Jones '97

On October 5 at 4:30 p.m., Oberlin College will install Carmen Twillie Ambar as its 15th president and first African American leader in the institution’s 184-year history. The ceremony is a ticketed event and will be streamed live at

The installation ceremony and associated events, including a keynote lecture with Sir David Adjaye, will take place October 4–6, 2018.

Read more about Inauguration Weekend and details about the weekend’s events.

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