CONTACT: STEVE PARROTT
5 Old Capitol
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-0552; fax (319) 335-0558
Release: July 17, 2000
UI summer commencement exercises to be held July 28
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Two commencement ceremonies will
bring down the curtain on the summer 2000 academic session at the University
of Iowa on Friday, July 28. Doctoral and master's degrees will be conferred
at a 2 p.m. ceremony in Hancher Auditorium. Bachelor's degrees will be awarded
at a 7:30 p.m. ceremony, also at Hancher.
There are1,100 degree candidates this summer, including
668 undergraduates and 432 graduate students. Phillip Jones, vice president
for student services and dean of students, will confer degrees at the graduate
commencement. UI President Mary Sue Coleman will confer degrees at the undergraduate
Seating for the undergraduate ceremony is reserved.
Students need to pick up tickets they have reserved for family and friends
between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. July 19-21 at the Office of the Registrar, Room
1, Jessup Hall (Window D). The 2 p.m. graduate commencement is open to the
public; no tickets are required.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend
all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are person with a disability
who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, call