Kansas State University inaugurated its 15th university president Friday.

President Richard Linton officially took on the title following a ceremony held in McCain Auditorium.

K-State’s Faculty Senate President Dawn Saucier spoke about the key factors they considered during the search process.

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Kansas Board of Regents Chair Jon Rolph had the honor of conferring the title of University President.

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Kansas Governor Laura Kelly spoke highly of the new president and his goals for the future.

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Through the signing of the Land Grant Promise, President Linton has already taken steps towards these goals and is excited for what the future has to offer.

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A live-stream of the ceremony can be found at k-state.edu/president/inauguration