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
Adejokun, Christy Student Member
2
2021 2022
Brelsfoard, Corey College of Arts & Sciences
1
2021 2024
Cash, Carla Davis College of Visual & Performing Arts
1
2020 2023
Chae, Yoojin College of Human Sciences
1
2021 2024
Dodd, Sara College of Human Sciences
1
2021 2024
Gibson, Courtney College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources
1
2021 2024
Giesselmann, Michael College of Engineering
1
2021 2024
Griffith, Lauren  College of Arts & Sciences
1
2020 2023
Hamilton, Alastair College of Arts & Sciences
1
2021 2024
Hernandez, Annette  College of Engineering  1 2020 2023
Hohman, Zach College of Arts & Sciences 1 2021 2024
Ireland, Molly College of Education 1 2021 2024
Juan, Lourdes College of Arts & Sciences 1 2021 2024
Jung, Jin College of Education 1 2021 2024
Kirksey, Jacob College of Education 1 2021 2024
Lee, Stacy College of Human Sciences 1 2021 2024
Mastergeorge, Ann College of Human Sciences 1 2021 2024
Mayfield, Aaliyana Student Member 2 2021 2022
Park, Mihwa College of Education 1 2021 2024
Phelps, Cynthia  College of Arts & Sciences
1
2020 2023
Rogers, Christy College of Human Sciences
1
2021 2024
Rohrig, Tom University Libraries
1
2020 2023
Sappington, Jayne  University Libraries
1
2020 2023
Schwintz, Sarah University Programs
1
2019 2022
Sears, David College of Visual & Performing Arts
 
   
Thompson, Leslie College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
1
2020 2023
Tomlinson, Susan Honors College
1
2021 2024
Venhuizen,Von College of Visual and Performing Arts
1
2020 2023
Walker, Kim  College of Visual & Performing Arts
1
2020 2023
Wang, Zhe College of Human Sciences
1
2021 2024
Cavazos, Luciana Office of the Provost
3
Ex-officio  
Dahl, Jordan 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

Office of the Provost