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The University of Tennessee

Spring 2009 Commencement

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Schedule of Ceremonies

May 6

College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
8:30 a.m., Thompson-Boling Assembly Center and Arena
Contact Angie Berry, (865) 974-7303
RSVP for CASNR

College of Engineering
11:30 a.m., Thompson-Boling Assembly Center and Arena
Contact Angela McCarter, (865) 974-2454
Speaker: Kimberly S. Greene, CFO, Tennessee Valley Authority
RSVP for College of Engineering

College of Education, Health & Human Sciences
3:30 p.m., Thompson-Boling Assembly Center and Arena
Contact Dulcie Peccolo, (865) 974-5200
Speaker: Bob Rider, Dean, College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

College of Veterinary Medicine Hooding
7:00 p.m., James R. Cox Memorial Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building
Contact James J. Brace, (865) 974-7263

May 7

College of Communication and Information
8:30 a.m., Thompson-Boling Assembly Center and Arena
Contact Sherry McNair, (865) 974-1540
Speaker: Sam Venable, Knoxville News Sentinel Columnist and Author
RSVP for Communication and Information

Audiology & Speech Pathology
9:00 a.m., James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building
Contact Alesia Newby, (865) 974-5019

Chancellor's Honors Program
10:00 a.m., University Center Ballroom
Contact Mary Ann Bright, (865) 974-7875
Speaker: Harold Ford, Jr., Chairman, Democratic Leadership Council

College of Nursing
1:00 p.m., Thompson-Boling Assembly Center and Arena
Contact Missy Raby, (865) 974-7583
Speaker: Jimmy G. Cheek, Chancellor

Graduate Hooding Ceremony
4:30 p.m., Thompson-Boling Assembly Center and Arena
Contact Kay Reed, (865) 974-2475
Speaker: Sally Horn, Professor of Biogeography and UT Chancellor's Professor

College of Architecture & Design Hooding Ceremony
5:30 p.m., James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building
Contact Sissy Lugman, (865) 974-5265
Speaker: Sarah Gardial, Vice Provost

May 8

College of Arts & Sciences
9:00 a.m., Thompson-Boling Assembly Center and Arena
Contact Heather Cockrum, (865) 974-4377
Speaker: Dolly Parton
RSVP for Arts and Sciences

Due to a tremendous response, we regret that we will be unable to accommodate admission from the general public at the College of Arts and Sciences commencement. UT’s first priority is to accommodate the college’s graduates and their families and guests. The ceremony can be viewed live at the University Center and via the Web.

College of Social Work
1:30 p.m., James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building
Contact Natalie Crippen, (865) 974-3353
Speaker: Susan Martin, Provost

College of Business Administration
3:00 p.m., Thompson-Boling Assembly Center and Arena
Contact Tiffany Harmon , (865)974-4076
Speaker: Andy Taylor, Gerber/Taylor Associates

College of Law Hooding Ceremony
7:00 p.m., Thompson-Boling Assembly Center and Arena
Contact Teresa Peterson, (865) 974-6784
Speaker: Roberta Karmel, Brooklyn Law School