He's been on the job since October but Friday the University of Cincinnati ceremonially welcomed Santa Ono as UC's 28th president.
During his investiture speech, Ono highlighted the university's historic and influential past citing notable graduates and research breakthroughs like Albert Sabin's polio vaccine.
"I pledge to ensure that we remain an institution focused on transforming lives, in creating new knowledge, in increasingly being a global change agent tackling the world's grand challenges..." says Ono. "To serve as catalyst for innovation and to cultivate a pioneering spirit within this great university."
UC says 50 university officials from around the country attended today's ceremony.
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