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Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony and Honorary Doctorate and Graduate Commencement Ceremony


Dear Colleagues,

The 151st Commencement Ceremony will be spread over two consecutive days.

The Honorary Doctorate and Graduate Commencement Ceremony will take place on Friday, June 5, 2020 at 7:30 pm, and the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm.

During the Honorary Doctorate and Graduate Commencement Ceremony of this year, the university will have the distinct pleasure and honor to recognize distinguished individuals for their notable achievements in a variety of fields. This year, we are privileged to award honorary doctorates to four prominent individuals.

The keynote speaker for this year will be ________(TBD)______, one of the four honorary recipients.

Members of the faculty with the rank of assistant professor or above are invited to participate in the academic procession, and kindly indicate their interest to do so by submitting the following online form: (Not available yet)

Faculty can choose to participate in either one of the ceremonies or both.

The deadline to submit this form is Wednesday, May 27, 2020 to reserve on-stage seating. The chief marshal is Associate Dean and Professor Lara Halaoui.

Faculty participants will congregate in full academic regalia at the south end of the Green Field no later than 7:00 pm on the day of the ceremony that they choose to be part of.

Upon receiving your filled forms mentioned above, the Events Unit will be providing you with additional information.


Kind Regards,

Fadlo R. Khuri
President​



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