Welcome to the official website for the Inauguration of the 12th President, James E.K. Hildreth, Ph.D., M.D. We hope you will join us in celebrating Meharry and its commitment to the community, faculty, staff and students throughout the inaugural festivities.

We are humbled by the challenges before us, and we are grateful for your support. We have work ahead of us that must be done but we are committed to our motto “Worship of God Through Service to Mankind”.

 Investiture Ceremony
April 16, 2016
10 a.m.
The Temple Church • 3810 Kings Lane
Nashville, Tennessee 37218


Inauguration Scholarship Gala
April 16, 2016
7:00–10:00 p.m. (6–7 p.m. Cocktails)
Renaissance Nashville Hotel • 611 Commerce Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37203

Inauguration Celebration Week Events at a Glance

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Faith Day / Walk to Meharry
Sunday, April 10th • 10:45 a.m.

Faith Day Reception
Sunday, April 10th  2:30 p.m.

Service Appreciation Day
Monday, April 11th  7:30 a.m.; Noon; 2:30 p.m.; 5 p.m.

Scientific Day
Tuesday, April 12th  8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Engaging the Community for Men’s Health:
Transforming Health Care

Wednesday, April 13th 7:15 a.m. – 10 a.m.. 

Falcon Fund Luncheon SOLD OUT!
Wednesday, April 13th  11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Interfaith Prayer Breakfast
Thursday, April 14th  7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Gospel Concert and Reception 
Thursday, April 14th  7:30 p.m.

President’s Golf Tournament
Friday, April 15th  8 a.m.

Investiture Ceremony
Saturday, April 16th  10 a.m.
Campus Reception (following Investiture)
Business attire

Inauguration Scholarship Gala SOLD OUT!
Saturday, April 16th  6 p.m.
Black tie attire