C-3 Commencement and Academic Ceremonies Committee

Chair: R. Roland Hinojosa-Smith
Vice Chair: Edward L. Summers

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FUNCTION: To advise the Faculty Council, the President, and academic deans on policy matters, including selection of speakers, in planning graduation, Honors Day, and other formal academic ceremonies.

COMPOSITION: Four members of the General Faculty and two students. Student members shall be appointed by the President in the fall from a panel of names submitted by the appropriate student committee. In addition, every year the Chair of the Faculty Council shall appoint two members of the Faculty Council for one-year terms as members of the committee. The committee shall elect its own chair and vice chair, who shall be members of the General Faculty. A representative of the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Director of the Physical Plant, the Director of University Bands, and the Executive Director of the Ex-Students' Association shall serve as administrative advisers without votes.

Members, 2000-2001:

Hinojosa-Smith, R. Roland 1999-2001

Professor, English

Kwallek, Nancy P. 2000-2002 Professor, Architecture

Summers, Edward L. 1999-2001

Professor, Accounting

Trimble, John R. 1999-2001 Professor, English

Faculty Council Appointees:
Arens, Katherine M. 2000-2001 Professor, Germanic Studies
Drumwright, Minette E. 2000-2001 Assistant Professor, Advertising

Two Students:
Hammond, Von Matthew (Matt) 2000-2001 Junior, Government
Purcell, Kristopher Neal 2000-2001 Senior, Journalism

Administrative Advisers:
Boon, Jim ex officio Executive Director, Ex-Students' Association
Clagett, Susan W. ex officio Special Assistant, University Relations
Graham, John M. ex officio Director, Erwin Special Events Center
Hunter, Mark ex officio Director, Physical Plant
Junkin, Jerry F. ex officio Professor, Music
Justice, Sharon H. ex officio Associate Vice President, Dean of Students