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BOR Chancellor Huckaby's Investiture

1:00 p.m.Doors open to the House of Representatives Chamber

1:30 p.m.Prelude, Members of GSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble

2:00 p.m.Processional

Presentation of Colors and National Anthem, NGCSU Color Guard & Dr. Gregory Broughton

Welcome and Greetings, Regent Benjamin J. Tarbutton III

Invocation, Reverend Chuck Hodges

Greetings from the Georgia General Assembly, the Honorable David Ralston

Greetings from the Presidents, Dr. Valerie A. Hepburn

Greetings from the Students, Ms. Elle Creel

Greetings from the Staff, Dr. Steve W. Wrigley

Introduction of Investiture Remarks Speaker, Regent Benjamin J. Tarbutton III

Investiture Remarks, Dr. Thomas G. Dyer

Interlude, Dr. Gregory Broughton

Introduction of the Governor, Regent Benjamin J. Tarbutton III

Remarks by the Governor, The Honorable Nathan Deal

Investiture and Presentation of the Chancellor's Medallion
Regent Benjamin J. Tarbutton III & Governor Nathan Deal

Investiture Address, Chancellor Henry M. Huckaby

Retrieval of the Colors, NGCSU Color Guard


A reception will follow on the second floor on the State Capitol, sponsored by TIAA-CREF

Music by Mark and Janis Maxwell

Henry M. Huckaby, Chancellor, University System of GeorgiaChancellor Henry M. Huckaby

Henry “Hank” M. Huckaby was born in Spalding County, Georgia and grew up in Hapeville. His career has focused on a long record of public service to the state of Georgia in many areas of government. Huckaby’s involvement with the University System of Georgia began when he was a student. After earning an associate’s degree in Liberal Arts from Young Harris College, he pursued his education at Georgia State University, earning both a bachelor’s degree in political science and an MBA in International Business. He continued his education through additional graduate studies at the University of Georgia.

During the 1960’s and 70’s, Huckaby taught at the college level, at both DeKalb College (now Georgia Perimeter College)...Read more here.