The Inauguration of President Kevin F. Hallock

"We all belong in the web"

The University of Richmond community inaugurated President Kevin F. Hallock as the 11th president on April 8, 2022. Throughout the weekend, we celebrated the many ways our community comes together through an inauguration ceremony, festive events, academic discussions, Spider athletics, and more.

Read his inaugural address

Watch the Ceremony

Stories from Inauguration

May 22, 2022
Curriculum Vitae
Our best days are ahead
Themes of community, optimism, and ambition flourished at the inauguration of Richmond's 11th president, Kevin F. Hallock.
April 12, 2022
Kevin Hallock inaugurated as University of Richmond's president

The school’s 11th president emphasizes community, saying UR’s best days are ahead.

Campus Life
Inauguration celebration
Watch video highlights from Kevin Hallock's address and a host of events that marked the occasion.
April 10, 2022
Campus Life
Campus comes together for day-long inauguration festivities

After the ceremony, Spiders gathered for conversation, music, and a campus community festival.

April 12, 2022
Presidential perspectives: University presidents learn from the pandemic and look to the future

Four higher-education leaders sat down with President Hallock after his inauguration to discuss the college landscape in 2022 and beyond.

April 25, 2022
Student-faculty duos share benefits of mentored research at UR

University of Richmond student and faculty researchers talked about their experiences in a panel discussion with President Kevin Hallock that kicked off inauguration weekend.

Panel Discussions

Celebrating Spider Success in Mentored Research: A Discussion

President Hallock moderated a conversation with University of Richmond students and faculty about the commitment to, and successes of, mentored research at Richmond and the ways those experiences uniquely prepare Spiders for life after graduation.

The Future of Higher Education: A Conversation with University Presidents

President Hallock hosted a live panel discussion with counterparts from several distinguished universities on the opportunities and challenges facing higher education in the coming years and decades. 

My view is that, together, we can become unquestionably the best small university in the world — where access and affordability, belonging and well-being, academic excellence and community engagement are synonymous with the Richmond name.
President Kevin F. Hallock