Presidential Inauguration

The Inauguration of Michael J. Lawler, PhD as the sixth president of PNWU.

The Inauguration of Michael J. Lawler, PhD

On April 25th, 2019 PNWU formally inaugurated Michael J. Lawler as the university's sixth president. President Lawler began service on October 8, 2018. Leading up to the ceremony, PNWU hosted a week of service where staff, faculty, and students all joined together to serve their communities. 


Inauguration Ceremony and Campus Celebration

Michael J. Lawler, PhD was inaugurated as PNWU's sixth president in formal ceremonies in the university's newest building, Project NEXT. The ceremony included a procession of alumni, delegates from colleges and universities from across the country, a series of greetings and musical selections, and an inaugural address by President Lawler. 


Full Text and Video of President Lawler's Inaugural Address


Following the ceremony, there was a campus-wide celebration in the first floor of the Project NEXT building. Congratulations President Michael J. Lawler!