President Eduardo Penalver

Our Future Begins Now

Join us for the inauguration of Seattle University's
22nd President, Eduardo M. Peñalver

Schedule of Events

Please join us in welcoming Seattle University's 22nd President, Eduardo M. Peñalver through a series of inauguration events that will be celebrated Thursday, September 23 and Friday September 24, 2021. Additional details will be shared as planning evolves.

Inauguration Mass

Thursday September 23, 2021 | 3:00 p.m.
St. James Cathedral

Inauguration Ceremony

Friday September 24, 2021 | 10:30 a.m.
Benaroya Hall

Community Reception

Friday September 24, 2021 | Following Ceremony
Seattle University Campus

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Meet Eduardo Peñalver

“Eduardo is an innovative thinker who understands the impact of partnerships and collaboration. He is passionate about the power of Seattle University to make the world a better place. His leadership qualities, background and experience make him uniquely well-suited to lead Seattle University into the future.” says Nicole Piasecki, chair of the Seattle University Board of Trustees.