A Historic Weekend to Celebrate Tradition, Excellence and Achievement

Otterbein University officially inaugurated President John L. Comerford, Ph.D., as the 21st president of the university during a historic weekend celebration April 12-13, 2019. The historic weekend included the Inauguration Ceremony, Alumni Gala, and a variety of events showcasing Otterbein tradition, excellence and achievement.

Inauguration Videos & Photos

“I am proud that Otterbein has a history of inclusive leadership and a variety of bold, new initiatives that better create something I believe is different, special and worthy of emulation. I am extremely proud, humbled and honored to be a small part of that history and future.”

- President Comerford, Inauguration Address