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Image of Chancellor Terry Allison

Installation Week

Indiana University South Bend invites the community to join us for a week of activities to celebrate the installation of Terry L. Allison as chancellor. As the only public university in the area, the installation is an opportunity to showcase the students, faculty, campus, engagement and achievements of IU South Bend.

The following events are free and open to public.

Saturday, October 5

6 p.m.
Dedication of Bender Bench and Tree
Honoring the memory of Eileen and Harvey Bender
Ruskin Street by Education and Arts Building

7 p.m.
Bender Scholar in Residence Lecture
Nobel Prize Winner Eric Wieschaus
Education and Arts #1011
RSVP to slowe@iusb.edu
Seating is limited

Monday, October 7

Noon–1 p.m.
Campus Theme Sonnet 18 Flash Mob
Campus Mall by Fountain

1:30–2:30 p.m.
ED2–Earth Day Every Day
Building Community Partnerships
Education and Arts Lobby

5 p.m.
Banner Making
Student Activities Center

6 p.m.
Titan Madness Pep Rally
Student Activities Center

Tuesday, October 8

1–2:30 p.m.
“Drumming as a Metaphor: Connecting to the Rhythms of our Collective Humanity”
Education and Arts Building


7:30 p.m.
Student Spotlight Recital
Guest Soprano Sonya Baker
Campus Auditorium
Reception follows in lobby

Noon – 5 p.m.
Recent faculty research
publications will be on display
in the campus Art Gallery
through Thursday.


6 p.m.

Wish with the Chancellor
Join Chancellor Allison in making a personal wish for IU South Bend by lighting a Chinese lantern
Pedestrian Bridge
Register for a lantern by September 29 by contacting Kelly Eberhart at 520-4383.
Donations go to the Chancellor's Fund Students - $2 or more
Faculty/staff/friends - $10 or more

Wednesday, October 9

3 p.m.
Installation of Chancellor Terry Allison (invitation only)

4:30–5:30p.m.
Student Research Display
Upper Lobby
Education and Arts Building

Thursday, October 10

7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Indiana Commission for Higher Education
Student Activities Center
(some meetings may be closed due to executive session)

5:30 p.m.
Nearly Naked Mile
Race to Collect Clothes for the Salvation Army
Campus Mall

5:30–7:00 p.m.
Titan Tailgate
Between Greenlawn Hall and the Student Activities Center

7 p.m.
Women's Volleyball
IU South Bend vs. Calumet College of St. Joseph
Student Activities Center
Chancellor Allison will serve as honorary coach