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Release: May 1, 2000

UI commencement ceremonies are scheduled for May 11-14

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Nine University of Iowa colleges will hold commencement exercises during a four-day period from May 11-14. More than 3390 degrees are expected to be conferred.
An additional 68 degrees will be awarded at the College of Dentistry commencement to be held
June 9.

Here is the schedule of commencement ceremonies for each college, including the number of degree candidates:

College of Pharmacy: Thursday, May 11, 10 a.m., Hancher Auditorium. Number of degrees to be conferred: 95. Degrees will be conferred by Associate Provost Kitty Buckwalter.

Henry B. Tippie School of Management (MBA program): Friday, May 12, 10 a.m., Clapp Recital Hall. Number of degrees to be conferred: 170. Leslie B. Sims, associate provost and dean of the Graduate College, will confer the degrees.

Graduate College: Friday, May 12, 2 p.m., Hancher Auditorium. Number of degrees to be conferred: 750. Degrees will be conferred by David Skorton, vice president for research.

College of Medicine: Friday, May 12, 7:30 p.m., Hancher Auditorium. Number of degrees to be conferred:165. Dean Robert P. Kelch will preside. Degrees will be conferred by Provost Jon Whitmore.

Henry B. Tippie College of Business: Saturday, May 13, 9 a.m., Hancher Auditorium. Number of degrees to be conferred: 480. Degrees will be conferred by Ann Rhodes, vice president for university relations.

College of Liberal Arts and College of Education: Saturday, May 13, 9:30 a.m., Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Number of degrees to be conferred: 1300. Dean Linda Maxson will preside. Degrees will be conferred by President Mary Sue Coleman.

College of Law: Saturday, May 13, 1 p.m., Hancher Auditorium. Number of degrees to be conferred: 200. Degrees will be conferred by Vice Provost Joe Knight.

College of Nursing: Saturday, May 13, 5 p.m., Hancher Auditorium. Number of degrees to be conferred: 110. Degrees will be conferred by Philip Jones, vice president for student services.

College of Engineering: Sunday, May 14, 1 p.m., Hancher Auditorium. Number of degrees to be conferred: 120. Degrees will be conferred by Provost Jon Whitmore.