The Presidential Inauguration of Dr. Deborah Bushway, Ph.D.

The eighth President of Northwestern Health Sciences University

Friday, May 31, 2019 | 2:00 p.m.


Inauguration Schedule of Events

Thursday, May 30, 2019
  • 4:00 – 6:00pm: Founder’s Day Celebration, Fireside Lounge
Friday, May 31, 2019
  • 1:00 pm: University Delegates, Board of Trustees, President’s Cabinet and NWHSU Faculty will gather in Lecture Room 4
  • 1:30-1:45 pm: Line up for processional
  • 2:00-5:00 pm: Inauguration Ceremony

Reception to follow in Foyer and Café

Information for Academic Delegates

Academic delegates are official representatives from institutions of higher education selected to represent their institutions at the inauguration. Northwestern Health Sciences University welcomes all delegates to participate in the Processional and Recessional at Dr. Bushway’s Inauguration.

All delegates who will serve as designated representatives of universities and colleges are required to complete the Presidential/Delegate RSVP by Friday, May 10, 2019.

Academic regalia are required if participating in the academic processional. Delegates must bring their own regalia.

Robing will commence at 1:00 p.m. in Lecture Room 4 at Northwestern Health Sciences University. The line-up for the processional will begin at 1:30. For guests who need special accommodations, please contact Nancy Johnson, administrative assistant in the President’s Office, by email at or by phone at 952-885-5428.


Northwestern Health Sciences University has reserved a block of rooms until Friday, May 10, 2019 at the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington, 3900 American Blvd W, Bloomington, Minnesota 55437. For reservations, call 952-893-9500 and ask for NWHSU or book online at Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington to receive the special room rate of $99/night.