Colorado Christian University Announces Inauguration of New President

Dr. Donald W. Sweeting to be Inaugurated, Thursday, February 16, 2017

Keynote address by Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

SweetingDr. Donald W. Sweeting will be inaugurated as president of Colorado Christian University (CCU), Thursday, February 16, 2017. The inauguration and investiture ceremony will begin at 2:00 p.m. in CCU’s Event Center. The ceremony will include an academic procession of trustees, University leadership, distinguished guests, and CCU faculty.

Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY, will present the keynote address. See more information about Dr. Mohler below.

Pre-ceremony events include a special inaugural forum at 10:45 a.m. featuring a distinguished panel of university leaders including Dr. Barry Corey (Biola University), Dr. David Dockery (Trinity International University), and Dr. Phil Ryken (Wheaton College), who will speak about: “A Christ-centered university education and why it matters today more than ever.” Students from the College of Undergraduate Studies, CCU faculty and staff, and select guests are invited to attend.

President Sweeting will lead the CCU community during an exciting new phase of growth and opportunity. After several consecutive years of record-breaking enrollment in CCU's College of Undergraduate Studies and in the College of Adult and Graduate Studies, more than 7,000 students are currently enrolled in classes at CCU.

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