Grace College & Seminary will hold an inauguration ceremony for Dr. William J. Katip on Friday, Nov. 1, as part of the week’s Homecoming festivities.
Katip, who assumed the presidency in May, is Grace’s sixth president. The inauguration ceremony is open to the public and will take place at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center at 10 a.m., followed by a reception.
Katip received a B.A. in Bible and Psychology from Grace College, an M.S. in Clinical Psychology from Purdue University, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Michigan State University. His professional background includes 39 years of college administration (15 at Grace), teaching and counseling experience, and serving as provost of Grace College since 2007. He is currently on the Board of Directors for the Kosciusko Economic Development Corporation and OrthoWorx in Warsaw.
A live stream of the inauguration ceremony will be available online at 10 a.m. Friday. For more information, visit www.grace.edu/inauguration.