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Commencement Ceremony 2011

Processional

Pomp and Circumstance Nos. I and IV by Elgar
(Audience is asked to remain seated during the processional)

Grand Marshal

Dr. Donald E. O’Neal, Professor, Management

Grand Marshal is an honorary title conferred each year on a professor by vote of the University’s faculty.

National Anthem

Star Spangled Banner by Francis Scott Key
Performed by Denise Yates, Class of 1996 and 1999

Presiding

Chancellor Harry J. Berman

Greetings from the University of Illinois Board of Trustees

Trustee Karen Hasara, Classes of 1972 and 1992

Greetings

President Michael J. Hogan

Commencement Address

Martin R. Castro, CEO and President, Castro Synergies, LLC

Presentation of Student Commencement Speaker

Dr. Timothy Barnett, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs

Remarks to Fellow Graduates

Charles L. Olivier, Class of 2011

Presentation of Doctoral Degree Candidates

Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Lynn Pardie

Conferring of Doctoral Degrees

President Michael J. Hogan

Presentation of Master’s Degree Candidates

Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Lynn Pardie

Conferring of Master’s Degrees

President Michael J. Hogan

Presentation of Bachelor’s Degree Candidates

Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Lynn Pardie

Conferring of Bachelor’s Degrees

President Michael J. Hogan

Induction to Alumni Association

Mr. Thom M. Serafin, Chair, UIS Campus Alumni Advisory Board, Classes of 1973 and 1993

Presentation of Graduates

Graduates’ names are read by Jenna Dooley, Morning Edition Host/Reporter for WUIS Public Radio, and Tim Schweizer, Public Service Administrator, Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

  • College of Business and Management
  • College of Education and Human Services
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • College of Public Affairs and Administration

Closing Music

Illinois, Illinois by Archibald Johnston/Charles Chamberlin
Performed by Denise Yates, Class of 1996 and 1999

Recessional

Pomp and Circumstance Nos. I and IV by Elgar

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