Dr. Ronald J. Hy, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Musical Prelude Concert Choir

“Quicksand Years,” from Three Whitman Settings by Rene Clausen
conducted by Dr. Kenneth Williams, Associate Professor of Music

Processional Wind Symphony

“Pomp and Circumstance,” by Sir Edward Elgar
conducted by Brian Shelton Director of Bands

Entrance of the President

"Presidential Fanfare," by Dr. Greg Sanders, Professor of Music

“Entrance of the Court,” from Othello by Alfred Reed
Wind Symphony

The Installation Processional

(The audience is requested to remain seated during the processional and recessional.)
Student Government Association Banner Eli Peña

Presentation of the Colors of the Nations

International Students

Delegates from Colleges and Universities


College Banners

University Banner: Nndy Oheri
Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences: Dr. Farzad Deyhim
Arts and Sciences: Dr. Stephen D. Oller
Business Administration: Dr. Barbara Oates
Education: Dr. Zonia Garcia-Obregon
Engineering: Dr. Muhittin Yilmaz
Graduate Studies: Dr. Enrique Massa
University College: Juan Jose Moreno, Jr.


The University Mace

Dr. Kim Jones

Regents Professors
Faculty Senate Executive Committee
Faculty of the University
Staff Council Officers
Student Government Association Senators
Platform Party
President Steven H. Tallant


Posting of the Colors

Javelina Battalion Color Guard

National Anthem

“Star Spangled Banner,” by John Stafford Smith
Albert Garcia, Sophomore Music Education Major


T. J. Hinojosa, President
Catholic Student Organization

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Dr. Ronald J. Hy

Musical Selection

“Liberty Fanfare,” John Williams, arranged by James Curnow, Wind Symphony

Greetings and Salutations to the President

U.S. Senate Daniel Mezza for the Honorable John Cornyn
Texas Senate The Honorable Eddie Lucio, Jr.
Texas House of Representatives The Honorable Tara Rios Ybarra
Kleberg County Pete De la Garza, Judge
City of Kingsville Sam Fugate, Mayor
Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy Dr. James Robertson, Jr.,
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Javelina Alumni Association Marissa Martinez-Chapa, President
Regents Professors Dr. John Perez
Texas A&M University-Kingsville Foundation Stephen J. “Tio” Kleberg, Vice President
Faculty Senate Bruce Schueneman, President
Staff Council Cheryl Cain, President
President’s Family Sean Tallant, President’s Son
Student Government Association Gabriel Geyne, President


Presentation of the University Ring

Alyssa Trevino, Vice President, Student Government Association

Presentation of the President

Bill Jones, Chairman of the Board of Regents
The Texas A&M University System

Investiture of the President and
Presentation of the Medallion

Michael D. McKinney, M.D.
Chancellor, The Texas A&M University System

Installation Address

Dr. Steven H. Tallant, President
Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Alma Mater

“Hail AMK,” arranged by Dr. Greg Sanders
Juan Senties, Senior Music Performance Major


Robert Hatfield, President
Baptist Student Ministries

The Recessional

“Procession of the Academics,” by David Maslanka Wind Symphony


Dr. John Chisholm, Dr. Thomas Hays, Dr. Steven Lukefahr,
Dr. Nestor Sherman, Dr. Jack Shorter