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Release: April 30, 2001

UI commencement ceremonies slated May 10-13

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Nine University of Iowa colleges will hold commencement exercises during a four-day period from May 10-13. More than 3,400 degrees are expected to be conferred. An additional 75 degrees will be awarded at the College of Dentistry commencement to be held June 8.

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

  • College of Pharmacy: Thursday, May 10, 10 a.m., Hancher Auditorium. Number of degrees to be conferred: 80. Degrees will be conferred by Provost Jon Whitmore.
  • Henry B. Tippie School of Management (MBA program): Friday, May 11, 10 a.m., Hancher Auditorium. Number of degrees to be conferred: 210. Lola Lopes, associate provost, will confer the degrees.
  • Graduate College: Friday, May 11, 2 p.m., Hancher Auditorium. Number of degrees to be conferred: 665. Degrees will be conferred by David Skorton, vice president for research.
  • College of Medicine: Friday, May 11, 7:30 p.m., Hancher Auditorium. Number of degrees to be conferred:185. Degrees will be conferred by Vice President Skorton.
  • Henry B. Tippie College of Business: Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m., Hancher Auditorium. Number of degrees to be conferred: 470. Degrees will be conferred by Mark Schantz, University general counsel.
  • College of Liberal Arts and College of Education: Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m., Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Number of degrees to be conferred: 1,400. Degrees will be conferred by President Mary Sue Coleman.
  • College of Law: Saturday, May 12, 1 p.m., Hancher Auditorium. Number of degrees to be conferred: 150. Degrees will be conferred by President Coleman.
  • College of Nursing: Saturday, May 12, 5 p.m., Hancher Auditorium. Number of degrees to be conferred: 155. Degrees will be conferred by Philip Jones, vice president for student services.
  • College of Engineering: Sunday, May 13, 1 p.m., Hancher Auditorium. Number of degrees to be conferred: 120. Degrees will be conferred by Provost Whitmore.
  • College of Dentistry: Friday, June 8, 3 p.m., Hancher Auditorium. Number of degree candidates: 75. Degrees will be conferred by President Coleman.