Texas Tech University

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
Barba, Ian University Libraries 1 2017 2020
Barba, Shelley University Libraries 1 2017 2020
Barenberg, Alan College of Arts & Sciences 1 2014 2020
Blum, Shane College of Human Sciences 1 2016 2019
Boros, Rhonda College of Arts and Sciences 1 2016 2019
Chang, Julie College of Human Sciences
1
2013 2020
Choi, Danny College of Human Sciences
1
2017 2020
Collier, Don College of Human Sciences 1 2017 2020
Coward, Fanni College of Education
1
2014 2020
Dawson, John College of Human Sciences
1
2017 2020
Flores, Nadia College of Arts and Sciences
1
2017 2020
Gaines, Kristi College of Human Sciences 1 2016 2019
Gibson, Courtney College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources 1 2016 2019
Gilbert, Sam Student Member 2 2017 2018
Godfrey, Roxie College of Human Sciences
1
2016 2019
Haugland, Ben College of Visual and Performing Arts
2
2017 2018
Hegde, Vjay College of Human Sciences
1
2017 2020
Heinz, Laura University Libraries
1
2016 2019
Howard, Adam College of Visual and Performing Arts
1
2017 2020
Jai, Catherine College of Human Sciences
1
2013 2020
Jou, Jesse College of Visual and Performing Arts
1
2017 2020
Khandagale, Sangram Student Member
2
2017 2018
Kleinhans, Belinda College of Arts and Sciences
1
2017 2020
Klein, David College of Arts and Sciences
1
2014 2020
Marks, Johnathan College of Visual and Performing Arts
1
2016 2019
McCool, Barent College of Human Sciences
1
2014 2020
Montgomery, Sheon The Vietnam Center
1
2016 2019
Moore, Mark Rawls College of Business
1
2014 2020
Pantoya, Damian Rawls College of Business
1
2014 2020
Pearson, Michelle College of Human Sciences
1
2016 2019
Rohrig, Tom University Libraries
1
2014 2020
Sarturi, Jhones College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
1
2017 2020
Schlief, Matthew College of Visual dand Performing Arts
1
2014 2020
Syma, Carrye University Libraries
1
2014 2020
Syma, Jake University Libraries
1
2013 2017
Tanner, Marcus University Studies
1
2016 2019
Thompson, Leslie College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
1
2017 2020
Venhuizen,Von College of Visual and Performing Arts
1
2017 2020
Warren-Crow, Seth College of Visual and Performing Arts
1
2016 2019
Watson, Richard College of Engineering
1
2017 2020
Williams, Feruzan Rawls College of Business
1
2017 2020
Whitfield, Lynn University Libraries
1
2016 2019
Winkler, Heidi University Libraries
1
2013 2020
Wong, Aliza College of Arts and Sciences
1
2014 2020
Cavazos, Luciana Office of the Provost
3
Ex-officio  
Durham DeCesaro, Genevieve Office of the Provost
3
Ex-officio  
Dixon, Amiee  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