Transition ceremony and farewell celebration set for July 14

The OLLU community is invited to a transition ceremony and farewell reception for President Diane E. Melby on July 14.

The event will begin in Sacred Heart Chapel at 1 p.m. Dr. Melby will transition presidential responsibilities to Dr. Abel Chávez, OLLU’s 10th president, during the special ceremony.

During the event, there also will be a special presentation for the transition of the Convent Building from the Congregation of Divine Providence to the care of the university.  

Following the ceremony, there will be a farewell reception in Chapel Auditorium for Dr. Melby.

Offices can close during the ceremony and reception to allow employees to attend.