Investiture Photo Gallery

Dr. Debbie Covino, left, and President William A. Covino, center, talk with former president of Fresno State, John Welty, at a pre-reception for the Investiture ceremony on May 9.

President William A. Covino poses with honored alumni who have served in local politics (l-r): L.A. City Counilman Tom LaBonge, L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina, the Hon. Diane Watson, Covino, former L.A. County sheriff Lee Baca, and former L.A. County district attorney Steve Cooley.

Faculty, dressed in academic regalia, line up for the procession at the Investiture ceremony on May 9.

A wide picture of the platform party displays the academic regalia and colorful setting.

President William A. Covino, left, and CSU Chancellor Timothy White listen to the speakers at the Investiture ceremony on May 9.

Sonoma State President Ruben Arminana speaks on behalf of the CSU Presidents at the Investiture ceremony on May 9.

ASI President Luis Antezana gives greetings on behalf of the student body.

CSUAL Foundation President John Paul Isaacson offers a greeting at the ceremony.

Cal State L.A.'s First Lady Debbie Covino speaks.

The platform party consisted of university president, Cal State L.A. exectuive team and representatives from campus groups.

CSU Chancellor Timothy White speaks at the Investiture ceremony on May 9.

CSU Chancellor Timothy White places the Presidential Medallion upon the head of President William A. Covino.

President William A. Covino accepts applause from the crowd.

President William A. Covino speaks at the Investiture.

President William A. Covino accepts well-wishes from guests after the Investiture.

President William A. Covino is pictured with his son, left, and his wife Debbie Covino.

President William A. Covino is serenaded by the Cal State L.A. Mariachi Band after the Investiture.

President William A. Covino accepts well-wishes from guests after the Investiture.

President William A. Covino talks with alumni Rosie and David McNutt at the pre-reception for the Investiture ceremony on May 9.

Former Cal State L.A. President James M. Rosser, left, Dr. Debbie Covino, center, and President William A. Covino

Chair of the Academic Senate and Bearer of the Mace Kevin Baaske holds the mace to lead the procession.

Alumna Renee Souse, of the LA Opera, sings the National Anthem.

CSU Trustee Lou Monville gets the program started.

Kevin Baaske speaks on behalf of the Cal State L.A. faculty at the ceremony.

Susan Tsuji speaks on behalf of the staff at Cal State L.A.

Alumni Association President Marlene Carney speaks on behalf of the alumni.

Debbie Covino introduces the keynote speaker, former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis.

Former US Secretary of Labor Hild Solis gives the keynote speech.

CSU Chancellor Timothy White speaks.

President William A. Covino is invested.

President William A. Covino speaks at the Investiture.

Cal State L.A. singers lead the crowd in the University Hymn.

President William A. Covino accepts well-wishes from alumnus Willie Zuniga after the Investiture.

President William A. Covino accepts well-wishes from guests after the Investiture.

President William A. Covino is serenaded by the Cal State L.A. Mariachi Band after the Investiture.

President William A. Covino and Debbie Covino celebrate with family after the Investiture.