Photos of Fisk Presidential Inauguration and Gala Fisk Presidential inauguration Weekend

Photos by Ronald Pollard Photography

Thursday, April 5, 2018 
Investiture ceremony, Fisk Memorial Chapel

Friday, April 6, 2018
The President’s Scholarship Gala
Music City Center, Karl F. Dean Ballroom

Actress, Author and Activist Victoria Rowell served as the evening’s mistress of ceremonies, introducing speakers, special guests and musical selections from the renown Fisk Jubilee Singers and The Fisk University Choir.


Fisk’s First Lady, Stefanie Rome, thrilled more than 600 gala attendees with her rendition of Anita Baker’s Angel, dedicated to her husband, Dr. Kevin D. Rome, Sr.


Dr. Rome, Mrs. Stefanie Rome and children Kevin Jr. and Kendel presented a family gift in the amount of $50,000 to Fisk University. Dr. Jens Frederiksen, vice president of institutional advancement and strategic development was on hand to accept the gift on behalf of the institution.

Fisk University to inaugurate Kevin D. Rome during Spring Arts Festival Week