Incoming students of UCSB received a warm welcome from their Chancellor, Henry T. Yang, and UC Regent and UCSB alum George Kieffer on Monday.

Photo Credits: Kenneth Song

UCSB faculty waltz into Convocation on the Faculty Lawn by the lagoon.

UCSB faculty waltz into Convocation on the Faculty Lawn by the lagoon.

The a cappella group Naked Voices sing the National Anthem before Convocation.

The a cappella group Naked Voices sing the National Anthem before Convocation.

Chancellor Henry T. Yang welcomes the incoming freshmen of the Class of 2018.

Chancellor Henry T. Yang welcomes the incoming freshmen of the Class of 2018.

George Marshall (in the yellow robe) and Ali Guthy (center right) will new occupations within UCSB: Marshall will serve as the new executive vice chancellor, while Guthy begins her stint as President of Associated Students.

George Marshall (in the yellow robe) and Ali Guthy (center right) will new occupations within UCSB: Marshall will serve as the new executive vice chancellor, while Guthy begins her stint as President of Associated Students.

Storke Tower looms in the background while students listen to the Convocation speeches.

Storke Tower looms in the background while students listen to the Convocation speeches.

Two attendees sneak in a conversation.

Two attendees sneak in a conversation.

An airplane drags a Greek life advertisement above the attendees.

An airplane drags a Greek life advertisement above the attendees.

Regent and UCSB alum George Kieffer was the highlight of Convocation.

Regent and UCSB alum George Kieffer was the highlight of Convocation.

Outgoing executive vice chancellor Michael Young, center, listens to George Kieffer's speech.

Outgoing executive vice chancellor Michael Young, center, sits idly during George Kieffer’s speech.

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