The Revd Canon Dr Marilyn McCord Adams was installed at Oxford Cathedral as Regius Professor of Divinity and Canon of the Cathedral on 18 January during Evensong. Canon Adams, an American, was appointed to this prestigious post by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as Oxford is a royal foundation. The Queen's mandate was read at the beginning of the service.
The Rt Revd Fred Borsch, former bishop of Los Angeles, and Mrs Barbara Borsch were present at the service as Los Angeles was Canon Adams' home diocese. At the same service, the Revd Canon Dr George Pattison (right) was installed as Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity and Canon, a post which was held by Archbishop Rowan Williams.