CONTACT: STEVE PARROTT
5 Old Capitol
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-0552; fax (319) 335-0558
Release: Dec. 7, 1999
UI winter commencement exercises set for Dec. 17-18
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa will confer 1,400 degrees at winter
commencement exercises to be held Friday and Saturday, Dec. 17-18, following
the end of the fall academic session.
Ceremonies will be held for the Graduate College, the Henry B. Tippie College
of Business, the College of Engineering, and the Colleges of Liberal Arts,
Education, and Nursing. The ceremonies are open to the public. Seats are not
reserved and tickets are not necessary for admission. Doors will be open one
hour before each ceremony.
The schedule of ceremonies is:
Graduate College: Friday, Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m., at Hancher Auditorium. Number
of degree candidates: 414. Degrees will be conferred by Provost Jon Whitmore.
Henry B. Tippie College of Business: Saturday, Dec. 18, 9 a.m., at Hancher
Auditorium. Number of degree candidates:165. Degrees will be conferred by
Mark Schantz, general counsel.
Colleges of Liberal Arts, Education, Nursing: Saturday Dec. 18, 10 a.m.,
at Carver Hawkeye Arena. Number of degree candidates: 760. President Mary
Sue Coleman will confer degrees.
College of Engineering: Saturday, Dec. 18, noon, Clapp Recital Hall. Number
of degree candidates: 60. Phillip Jones, vice president for student services
and dean of students will confer degrees.
Graduates and guests with physical disabilities who need special accommodations
for the event may call (319) 335-0228.