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Kirk Schulz was inaugurated as K-State's president on Sept. 25. Here are a few pictures of the events surrounding the ceremony. (Photos courtesy of David Mayes, university photographer.)


Ice cream social

Schulz chats during the ice cream social, which was the day before the inauguration.

Schulz's parents, Carl and Judy Schulz, adjust his robes prior to the inauguration.

David Griffin, assistant dean of the College of Education, carried K-State's new mace at the inauguration.

Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson speaks of Schulz's abilities as a leader.

Schulz thanks Classified Senate President Carolyn Elliot for her support.

Schulz makes his formal inaugural remarks.

K-State's new mace -- a symbol of authority -- was placed in front of the platform during Schulz's inauguration.

Schulz is congratulated by his wife, Noel Schulz, on his inauguration as K-State's president.

Academic officials and special guests were seated on the floor of Bramlage Coliseum during the inaugural ceremony.