Lawrence H. Summers will be officially installed as Harvard’s 27th president on Friday, Oct. 12, in an outdoor ceremony in Tercentenary Theatre.

An academic procession will begin at 2 p.m. followed by the installation ceremony at 2:30 p.m. All members of the Harvard community are invited to attend. More specific information about this and other inaugural events, including symposia and a student performance will be available later this summer.