Photos from Chancellor Steven J. Rosenstones Installation Ceremony

October 19, 2011

 

chancellor's medallion

The chancellors medallion was designed by Todd Hawkinson, professional jeweler and instructor at Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical.

 

Gov. Mark Dayton speaking

Gov. Mark Dayton speaking at the installation of Steven Rosentone, far right. Vice Chair Clarence Hightower is in the middle.

 

Amanda Bardonner, state chair of the Minnesota State University Student Association

Amanda Bardonner, state chair of the Minnesota State University Student Association, speaking at the installation. Vice Chair Clarence Hightower is at the right.

 

Geoff Dittberner, president of the Minnesota State College Student Association

Geoff Dittberner, president of the Minnesota State College Student Association speaking at the installation. Vice Chair Clarence Hightower is at the right.

 

Geoff Dittberner, president of the Minnesota State College Student Association

Barbara Orertel, president of the Minnesota State University Association of Administrative and Service Faculty, speaking at the installation. Vice Chair Clarence Hightower is at the right.

 

Donald Larsson, president of the Inter Faculty Organization

Donald Larsson, president of the Inter Faculty Organization, speaking at the installation. From left, Gov. Mark Dayton, Board Chair Scott Thiss, Vice Chair Clarence Hightower and Chancellor Steven Rosenstone.

 

Greg Mulcahy, president, Minnesota State College Faculty

Greg Mulcahy, president, Minnesota State College Faculty, speaking at the installation. Vice Chair Clarence Hightower is at the right.

 

Board Chair Scott Thiss

Board Chair Scott Thiss, preparing to present the chancellors medallion to Steven Rosenstone. Gov. Mark Dayton is at the left.

 

Chancellor Rosenstone

Chancellor Rosenstone delivering remarks, Serving Minnesota: Commitment, Courage and Creativity

 

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone greeting Petra Neudeau

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone greeting Petra Neudeau, a student ambassador from Bemidji State University.

 

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone greeting Abraham Wolfe

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone greeting Abraham Wolfe, a student ambassador from Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical. Student ambassadors were encouraged to dress in clothing from their native countries or their institutions.

 

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone greeting Shelby Lego

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone greeting Shelby Lego, a student ambassador from Northeast Higher Education District.

 

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone with installation guests

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone with installation guests.

 

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone with installation guests

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone with installations guests from Normandale Community College and Minnesota State Community and Technical College. Peggy Kennedy, interim president of Minnesota State Community and Technical College, is at the far right.

 

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone with installation guests

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone with installation guests from Northeast Higher Educatiion District colleges. The districts president, Sue Collins, is at the far left.

 

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone with installation guests

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone with installation guests.

 

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone with Gen. Richard Nash

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone with Gen. Richard Nash, adjutant general of the Minnesota National Guard and commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Military Affairs. Maj. Gen. Larry Shellito, commissioner of the Department of Veterans Affairs, led the pledge of allegiance.

 

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone with installation guests

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone with installation guests from Minnesota State Community and Technical College. Peggy Kennedy, interim president of Minnesota State Community and Technical College, is at the far left.

 

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone with Morrie Anderson

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone with Morrie Anderson, a former chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

 

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone with individuals who assisted at the installation

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone with individuals who assisted at the installation.

 

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone and University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone and University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler.

 

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone and James McCormick

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone and James McCormick, a former chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

 

Minnesota State Student Association representatives

From left, Nikki Sabby, vice chair of the Minnesota State University Student Association; Amanda Bardonner, state chair of the Minnesota State University Student Association; Chancellor Steven Rosenstone and Samantha Ivey, student body president at St. Cloud State University.

 

Gov. Mark Dayton, Board Chair Scott Thiss and Chancellor Steven Rosenstone

Gov. Mark Dayton, Board Chair Scott Thiss and Chancellor Steven Rosenstone.

 

Minnesota State University Moorhead Jazz Combo

The Minnesota State University Moorhead Jazz Combo performs at the installation. Performers included Yuki Harada (tenor saxophone), Chad Hanson (piano), Scott Kendall (bass) and Andrew Stermer (drums).

 

Capitol rotunda

A view of the installation ceremony in the Capitol rotunda showing some of the banners representing the 31 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

 

Scott Thiss, chair of the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Scott Thiss, chair of the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

 

Gov. Mark Dayton and Board Chair Scott This

Gov. Mark Dayton and Board Chair Scott Thiss listen as Chancellor Steven Rosenstone delivers his address, Serving Minnesota: Commitment, Courage and Creativity.

 

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone delivers his address

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone delivers his address, Serving Minnesota: Commitment, Courage and Creativity, to the 400 or so guests. The installation also was available on a livestream.

 

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone delivers his address

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone delivers his address, Serving Minnesota: Commitment, Courage and Creativity.

 

Vice Chair Clarence Hightower

Vice Chair Clarence Hightower concludes the installation ceremony with brief remarks.