Speaker at Chapman Convocation

»151st Academic Year Opening Convocation

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 9:00 a.m.
Harold Hutton Sports Center Gymnasium
Lastinger Athletic Complex

This time-honored event is an Orientation highlight, officially launching the academic year. Proceedings include faculty marching in full regalia and greetings from the President, Chancellor, Dean of Students, and President of the Student Government Association. Special presentations include the annual Aims of Education address given by an esteemed faculty member and bestowal of the Schweitzer Award of Excellence, an honor recognizing outstanding efforts that benefit humanity.

+-Order of Events

Processional

Entrance of the University Mace
William Hall, Grand Marshal

Welcome
James L. Doti, President of the University

Invocation
Gail Stearns, Dean of the Wallace All Faiths Chapel

President's Remarks
President Doti

Presentation of the Schweitzer Award of Excellence
Presentation: President Doti and Patrick Fuery, Dean of Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Recipient: L'ARCHE; Patty McNally, Regional Coordinator, Western U.S. Region

Comments from Student Government Association
Christopher Joondeph '13, President of SGA

Greeting
Jerry Price, Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students

Alumni Salutation
Rene Bennett '05, 2005 Cheverton Award

20th Annual Aims of Education Address
Introduction: Daniele C. Struppa, Chancellor of the University
Address: EDUCATION'S THREE AIMS, Thomas Campbell, Dean of the Chapman University School of Law

Official Opening of the 2012-2013 Academic Year

Recessional

This event is free and open to the public.
For more information, please call (714) 997-6565, or write to the Academic Events Office.

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