The Investiture Ceremony
Investiture ceremonies formally invest the university's faculty member in their endowed positions and celebrate the achievements of outstanding faculty and their important contributions to research and teaching. Nationally recognized physician-scientist and cancer researcher Vincent Yang, MD, PhD, was formally installed as the first Simons Chair of Medicine during Stony Brook University’s inaugural Investiture Ceremony. more
Video Spotlight: President Stanley
describes the impact of the Simons gift. Watch »
Stony Brook is an outstanding public university, offering a wonderful education at reasonable cost to thousands of young people. The generosity of those who joined us in this effort will enhance the University in many dimensions, making that education more valuable still.