Convocations Committee

Charge:

The Convocations Committee is responsible for planning the all-university commencement exercises. The committee shall counsel with the provost regarding the selection of commencement speakers. The co-chairperson is appointed each year and will serve as marshal and chairperson the next year.

Appointment:

Appointments will be made by the provost from nominations received through standard procedures. Terms will be three years for faculty, one year for students.

Operating Procedures:

The committee will develop its own operating procedures subject to approval by the provost. Copies of any minutes or reports are to be provided to the officer to whom the committee reports, to the Faculty Senate, the Staff Senate, and to the University Library. The chairperson may be invited to visit the Faculty Senate to inform the Senate of the activities of the committee during the year.

Chairperson:

The co-chairperson will be appointed annually by the provost.

Membership:

See below membership code.

Name College/Department Membership Code Term Began Term Ends
Akrofi, Amma College of Education
1
2012 2015
Al Aijouni, Rima College of Architecture
1
2012 2015
Attaluri, Pradeep Student Member
2
2014 2015
Barba, Ian University Libraries
1
2012 2015
Barba, Shelley University Libraries
1
2012 2015
Barenberg, Alan College of Arts & Sciences 1 2014 2017
Boros, Rhonda College of Arts and Sciences
1
2012 2015
Chang, Julie College of Human Sciences
1
2013 2017
Coward, Fanni College of Education
1
2014 2017
Darwish, Mukaddes College of Engineering
1
2014 2017
Hart, Matt College of Business
1
2014 2017
Heinz, Laura University Libraries
1
2012 2015
Hill, Karlos College of Arts and Sciences
1
2014 2017
Jai, Catherine College of Human Sciences
1
2013 2017
Janisch, Carole College of Education
1
2012 2015
Klein, David College of Arts and Sciences
1
2014 2017
Langford, Katie College of Arts and Sciences
1
2014 2017
Lin, Jingyu University Libraries
1
2013 2017
Louden, Elizabeth College of Architecture
1
2012 2015
Malaga, Jaime College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
1
2013 2017
McCool, Barent College of Human Sciences
1
2014 2017
Meyers, Courtney College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
1
2012 2015
Moore, Mark College of Business
1
2014 2017
Murimi, Mary College of Human Sciences
1
2014 2017
Pascual, Diego College of Arts and Sciences
1
2014 2017
Pawelka, Nick Student Member 2 2014 2015
Pratt, Comfort College of Education
1
2014 2017
Prouty, Anne College of Human Sciences
1
2014 2017
Rohrig, Tom University Libraries
1
2014 2017
Schlief, Matthew College of Visual and Performing Arts
1
2014 2017
Syma, Carrye University Libraries
1
2014 2017
Syma, Jake University Libraries
1
2013 2017
Tacon, Anna College of Human Sciences
1
2014 2017
Tanner, Marcus University Studies
1
2012 2015
Tomlinson, Susan Honors College
1
2014 2017
Wang, Shu College of Human Sciences
1
2013 2017
Wernsman, Robert College of Media and Communication
1
2012 2015
Whitfield, Lynn University Libraries
1
2012 2015
Winkler, Heidi University Libraries
1
2013 2017
Wong, Aliza College of Arts and Science
1
2014 2017
Zaier, Amani Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures
1
2013 2017
Bowlin, Beth Office of the Provost
3
Ex-officio  
Durham DeCesaro, Genevieve Office of the Provost
3
Ex-officio  
Flores, Peggy Office of the Provost
3
Ex-officio  

Membership Code:

  1. Twenty-five faculty (25) members
  2. Two (2) student members: one (1) undergraduate, one (1) graduate
  3. Office of the Provost representatives, Ex-officio