The Rev. Scott Pilarz was inaugurated today as the 23rd president of Marquette University. In his acceptance speech, Pilarz promised to keep the traditions of "this great Catholic and Jesuit university." Pilarz also noted that his inauguration is happening on the same day as the birthday of Bruce Springsteen. Pilarz quoted Springsteen's "Ties That Bind" song in his speech. For more, read this recent interview with Pilarz, a native of New Jersey, in the most recent edition of BizTimes Milwaukee magazine.