State of Orange Inauguration Celebration

  • Dates:

    August 26, 2022

  • Address:

    200 Athletic Center

    Stillwater, OK 74078

  • Time:

    2:00 PM


The Cowboy family is invited to celebrate the inauguration of Oklahoma State University's 19th president — Dr.Kayse Shrum. The ceremony will be at 2 p.m., Aug. 26, at Gallagher-Iba Arena and serve as a ceremonial milestone for Shrum’s presidency, which began July 1, 2021.

 The historic event, which was delayed due to pandemic considerations, is free and open to the public. It will feature messages from special guests, the presentation of the presidential medallion, live music provided by the Greenwood School of Music and a State of Orange address from Shrum highlighting OSU’s deep-rooted tradition as a premier land-grant institution, resiliency, progress and her vision for the future.

 Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend. The celebration will also be livestreamed for alumni around the globe at Following Shrum’s inauguration, a student celebration is planned for Aug. 30. 

State of Orange Inauguration Celebration