Coe College will formally inaugurate its 15th president David McInally later this month.
The inauguration will take place beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 14 in Sinclair Auditorium on the Cedar Rapids campus. The public is welcome to attend the ceremony as well as a reception immediately following in Gage Memorial Union Dining Hall.
McInally began his tenure as president on July 1, 2013. He succeeded James Phifer, who retired after 18 years as president.Prior to Coe, McInally served as dean of students, secretary of the college, vice president for finance and planning, and executive vice president and treasurer at Allegheny College in Meadville, Penn., since 1986. His background is in strategic planning, higher education finance and environmental sustainability.