The Inauguration & Installation of Dr. Robert G. Duffett

2014 Eastern University Inaguration

Dr. Robert G. Duffett, President of Eastern University since July 1, 2013, has served in a variety of leadership roles in Christian higher education for the past 27 years.  Dr. Duffett’s long relationship with Eastern University began when his pastor, an Eastern University graduate, encouraged him to pursue a career in ministry at his alma mater.  Read more about Dr. Robert G. Duffett.


Wednesday, April 2, 2014

10:00 – 10:50 AM
President Inauguration Chapel for President Robert G. and Connie Duffett
Eastern University Gymnasium
All are welcome to attend

11:00 AM
Campus-Wide Presidential Inauguration Reception
Eastern University Gymnasium
All are welcome to attend

Thursday, April 3, 2014

1:00 – 2:15 PM
International Chapel
Hosted by Palmer Theological Seminary
Dr. Kamalesh Stephen
ABC Mission Center, Side Dining Room
All are welcome to attend

6:00 – 8:00 PM
Reflections on Christian Higher Education in a Non-Christian Urban Context
Hosted by Esperanza College of Eastern University
Panel discussion and response from President Duffett
Esperanza College, Second floor (space limited to 150 people)
Reservations required by calling 215.324.0746 ext. 410 or ext. 418.

Friday, April 4, 2014

10:00 – 11:00 AM
Windows on the World
Inauguration Lecture Presented by Dr. Roger Olson
“The Future of Evangelicalism and Evangelical Higher Education”
Eastern University McInnis Auditorium
All are welcome to attend

4:00 PM
Presidential Inauguration and Installation
The Kimmel Center – Perelman Theater
Reception to follow
Ticketed event, by invitation only. For tickets, please contact Meggin Capers at

7:30 – 9:00 PM
Eastern University 11th Annual Music Gala Benefit Concert
The Kimmel Center – Perelman Theater
For ticket information, visit


Eastern University ~ 1300 Eagle Road, St. Davids, PA 19087 ~ 610-341-5890
Esperanza College ~ 4261 North 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140 ~ 215-324-0746
Kimmel Center ~1500 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 ~ 215-790-5800
Palmer Seminary at ABC Mission Center ~ 588 North Gulph Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406 ~ 610-896-5000

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