Hiram College

Inauguration Schedule of Events

Inauguration events will be held from Oct. 30 through Nov. 5.

Saturday, Oct. 30

Fall Terrier Trot
James H. Barrow Biological Field Station
3 – 4:30 p.m.

You and your pup(s) are invited to a family-friendly dog walk through Hiram’s Field Station. Join President Haney, College Mom Lisa Baldwin, and First Dog Jefferson for a walk through the woods, followed by hot chocolate and treats. All dogs in attendance will receive a special gift. Registration required.

Monday, Nov. 1

Bookstore Discount
TODAY ONLY the Bookstore will be offering a 23% discount in honor of our 23rd president! Show your Hiram pride and pick up some Terrier gear! Discount applies in person or online at https://www.hiramcollegebookstore.com/

Tuesday, Nov. 2

Hiram College Jazz Ensemble with Special Performance by President Haney and Lisa Baldwin
Under the Hinsdale Arch, Hiram College campus
6 – 7:30 p.m.

The Hiram College Jazz Ensemble will perform outside, under the Hinsdale Arch, with a special opening performance by President Haney and Lisa Baldwin.

Wednesday, Nov. 3

Social: Doughnuts and Cider with President Haney and Lisa Baldwin
Kennedy Center, 1st floor
2 – 4 p.m.

Stop by the KC to congratulate President Haney and Lisa Baldwin, and grab a doughnut and cup of cider. While there, check out President Haney’s digital scrapbook and enter a presidential trivia contest with a chance to win Hiram gear, gift cards and more.

Thursday, Nov. 4

Lawton Collection Showcase & Hiram College Wind Ensemble Fall Concert
Bates Hall 
6 – 8 p.m.

This evening opens at 6 p.m. with a showcase of Florian Lawton’s artwork in the lobby of Bates Hall. During the 1970s, Lawton was active on Hiram’s campus, teaching students and creating insightful videos on the Amish culture in the area. Florian Lawton’s artwork is now housed in corporate and private collections, including the White House in Washington D.C. Last year, Trustee of the Lawton Foundation Kenneth Lawton generously donated 186 pieces of Florian’s art to Hiram College. 

The evening continues with the fall performance of Hiram College’s Wind Ensemble at 7 p.m. in Hayden Auditorium.

Friday, Nov. 5

Terrier Spirit Day
All day

Show your Terrier pride by wearing Hiram colors on Inauguration Day! Students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends are encouraged to wear their blue and red and share photos on social media.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiramcollege
Facebook-Alumni: https://www.facebook.com/groups/hiramcollegealumni/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hiramcollege
Twitter: https://twitter.com/hiramcollege
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/school/24076/
LinkedIn – Alumni: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/42875/

Friday, Nov. 5 – Inauguration Day Events

Inaugural Brunch
Dix Dining Room, Kennedy Center
11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.

*Invitation only.


Inauguration Ceremony
Paul Martin Fieldhouse, Coleman Sports Complex
2 p.m.


Inaugural All-Campus Reception
Immediately Following
Paul Martin Fieldhouse, Coleman Sports Complex


President’s Reception
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

*Invitation only.


Throughout Inauguration Week, members of the Hiram community are encouraged to sign the Inauguration Guestbook and Share Your Hiram Story for the digital inauguration scrapbook.