12th President of Calvin University

Inauguration of Calvin’s 12th President
Dr. Wiebe K. Boer

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Renewing Calvin’s Call to Global Good


On October 26, 2022, President Wiebe K. Boer will be inducted into office during a formal inauguration ceremony. The event provides an official introduction of Wiebe and Joanna Boer and their family. During the ceremony, Dr. Boer will elaborate on his vision for Calvin to renew its call to global good. Leading up to the formal ceremony, the university will host a series of events highlighting a few key priorities of the new president, including sustainability and energy, diversity, and strategic partnerships and community engagement.


Schedule of Events

Events highlighting the new president’s initiatives and vision will take place throughout the month of October.
Please refer back to this page for updates and details.


Wednesday, September 14, 2022
5:00 PM
School of Business Lobby 1st Floor
Friday, September 30, 2022
8:00 AM
On and off-campus
Friday, October 21, 2022
9:00 AM
Devries Hall Level Two Lobby
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
4:00 PM
Van Noord Arena Main Gym


Travel to Calvin

Driving directions to Calvin University

Suite accommodations at the Prince Conference Center.


Make lodging reservations at a local hotel.

Three students walk east down a campus pathway with the sun at their backs.

Campus Map

Explore Calvin’s beautiful campus and surroundings.

Students enjoying ice cream in EGR.

Grand Rapids, MI

Getting around Grand Rapids and things to see and do. Flying? Visit the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR)


With questions, please reach out to Julia VanderMolen at: inauguration@calvin.edu