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Commencement and Convocations Subcommittee -
Public Occasions


The Public Occasions Subcommittee is responsible for providing the President with a list of potential speakers for Final Exercises, Fall Convocation, and certain other University-wide ceremonies as identified by the President. The chair of this Subcommittee serves on the Committee on Commencement and Convocations.

Committee Structure

This Subcommittee consists of:

  • Up to 15 faculty/staff members including:
    • Chair, Commencement and Convocations Subcommittee
    • Faculty Senate Representative
    • University Communications Representative
    • Vice President and Chief Student Affairs Officer
  • Ten student members including:
    • Fourth Year Class President
    • Honor Committee Chair
    • Judiciary Committee Chair
    • Student Council President
    • Six at-large members