C-3 Commencement and Academic Ceremonies Committee

Chair: Minette E. Drumwright

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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 advisors without votes.

Members, 2001-2002:


Drumwright, Minette E. 2001-2003

Assistant Professor, Advertising

  Kwallek, Nancy P. 2000-2002 Professor, Architecture


Summers, Edward L. 2001-2003

Professor, Accounting


Trimble, John R. 2001-2003 Professor, English

Faculty Council Appointees:
  Arens, Katherine M. 2001-2002 Professor, Germanic Studies
  Reichl, Linda E. 2001-2002 Professor, Physics

Two Students:
  Sears, Hollye Anne 2001-2002 Student Government Representative, Theatre and Dance
  Womack, Ian Sidney 2001-2002 Student Government Representative, Electrical Engineering

Administrative Advisors:
  Boon, Jim ex officio Executive Director, Ex-Students' Association
  Clagett, Susan W. ex officio Special Assistant, University Relations
  Dison, Thomas W. ex officio Interim Dean of Students
  Graham, John M. ex officio Director, Erwin Special Events Center
  Hunter, Ernest R. ex officio Director, Physical Plant
  Junkin, Jerry F. ex officio Director of UT Bands, Professor, Music