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Faculty Convocation Information


CONGRATULATIONS on your award!

Twenty-first Annual Faculty Convocation Details:

Regalia: Award recipients and members of the platform party are asked to wear regalia for the processional and ceremony. If needed, we will happily rent regalia on your behalf at no charge to you. To make these arrangements, contact Dr. Marion Emslie in the Commencement Office, ext. 5547, and indicate that you are an award recipient. Orders should be placed by April 2. If you order regalia through the Commencement Office, it will be waiting for you in Room 137 of the College of Communications and Fine Arts when we assemble at 1:15 pm.

Time: PLEASE arrive in Room 137, CCFA at 1:15 p.m. April 23. This is where we will meet to don regalia and assemble. If you have ordered regalia through the Commencement Office, it will be waiting for you here. We will then march in the academic procession together as members of the platform party.

Order of Procession by Group Respresentation :

Mace Bearer (President of the Faculty Senate)

General Faculty

McWherter Library (Note: Library Banner and faculty/staff will join the procession in front of the library. They will be placed directly behind the Mace Bearer and in front of the General Faculty for the continuation of the processional.)

Vice Presidents
Senior Vice Provost
Vice Provosts
Academic Deans

Platform Party (led by University Banner)
Award Recipients

Procession Route: We will leave the Art Museum Lobby of the College of Communication and Fine Arts Building, proceed south past the McWherter Library where we will pause the Processional to pick up the Library Banner and the members of the McWherter Library Staff. We will then proceed south, Circle to the west side of the fountain in the Student Activities Plaza and then proceed west, south and east around the fountain to the Rose Theatre south entrance. View map

Recession: Faculty will leave the Rose Theatre the same way that they entered.

Reception: A reception will be held in your honor in the lobby of the Rose Theatre immediately following the ceremony.

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