Presidential Inauguration Ceremony
About 600 participants attended "Celebrate Kettering," that included the Inauguration of President Robert K. McMahan as the University's seventh president. Officials greetings were read from national, state and local dignitaries honoring President McMahan and calling Kettering University "the country's premier engineering, science and business university. One greeting said -- "Dr. McMahan is the ideal person to be leading Kettering as it charts a path from its storied legacy of technical leadership to its entrepreneurial spirit today. As Kettering University celebrates its history and marches confidently toward an exciting future, it will do so with an enormously gifted new President who is an innovative thinker with a broad range of academic, business, management and government experiences."