The University of Memphis



Issued: July 2, 2003
Responsible Official: Provost
Responsible Office: Provost

Policy Statement

Policy StatementThe University's annual commencement comprises three convocations: spring (May), summer (August), and winter (December).  At least one-fourth of all full-time faculty members in each department are expected to participate in the spring and winter convocations.  In the summer, one-fourth of the faculty who teach in the second term, plus the chair or a designee, are to participate.

Selection of faculty for participation in convocations is the responsibility of the department chair.  Marshals for commencement are to be appointed by the college dean.



To define the annual commencement and establish means for faculty participation.                                                            


Commencement Office



Revision Dates

 UM1277 - Issued: July 2, 2003 supercedes policy number 1:2B:01:08

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