President Peter Salovey and his wife, Marta Moret, greet members of the staff at Woodbridge Hall.
Kimberly Goff-Crews, secretary and vice president for student life, offers welcoming remarks at a breakfast reception in the Office of the Secretary.
Peter Salovey and Marta Moret.
Michael Morand, deputy chief communications officer, presents Yale's president with an official proclamation from Kentucky Governor Steven L. Beshear commissioning Salovey as a Kentucky Colonel, the highest honor awarded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Salovey looks through a portfolio of historic Yale photographs in the Corporation Room.
The chair with the new president's nameplate takes its place in the traditional spot reserved for the president in the Corporation Room.
For the first time in history, Yale's president offers a greeting via an Instagram video on his first day in office.
As the office occupied by former President Richard C. Levin for 20 years gets a new coat of paint ...
... the new president takes his first official meeting with Martha Highsmith, senior advisor to the president, in his temporary office.
The New Haven Register's Arnold Gold takes photos while Salovey gives his first interview to writer Jim Shelton.
NBC30 reporter Josh Chapin and videographer Dave Mulligan interview Salovey about his first day.
The first day ended with toasts at an informal reception for colleagues from around the university.
President Peter Salovey.
Peter Salovey has entered Woodbridge Hall numerous times over the years, but on July 1, he made his first entrance as Yale president. Here is a look at his first day in office.