|Faculty, administrative staff encouraged to participate in commencement|
Faculty and administrative staff who serve as unit heads are encouraged to march in the University of North Dakota's general commencement ceremony Saturday, May 12. The ceremony will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the Alerus Center. Faculty and administrative staff are asked to wear academic regalia, report to the Hawk Room at the Alerus Center, and then assemble in the Ballroom no later than 1 p.m. For easiest access to the Hawk Room, enter the Alerus Center through door #6 on the east side of the building. Staff volunteers and student marshals will be on hand to help all faculty and administrative staff participants.
Faculty members recently received an invitation from Vice President for Academic Affairs Greg Weisenstein inviting them to participate in the ceremony. As outlined in that invitation, faculty members are asked to contact their dean's office by May 9 to confirm their plans to participate in the ceremony.
Administrative staff members serving as unit heads are also cordially invited to march in the commencement processional in academic regalia. During the ceremony, administrative staff will be seated with the faculty of the college representing the discipline of their highest academic degree. Those planning to participate should contact Terri Machart in the Office of the Vice President for Student and Outreach Services at 777-2724 by May 9 to confirm their plans.
Please contact the Office of Ceremonies and Special Events at 777-2724 with any questions. -- Charles Kupchella, president.
-- Charles E. Kupchella, President, Office of the President, email@example.com, 777-2121