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The Grove

9 a.m.

The audience is requested to remain seated during the Academic Processional and to stand during

the National Anthem and the Alma Mater.


ACADEMIC PROCESSIONAL                            John Schuesselin, Trumpet

Stanley Friedman, Trumpet

                                                                 Jason Derrick, Organist


The Star Spangled Banner                                 Tara Tanner


WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS              Daniel W. Jones, Chancellor


RECOGNITION OF OUTSTANDING              Morris H. Stocks, Provost and

TEACHER                                                                Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs


ANNOUNCEMENT OF FRIST                           Brandi Hephner LaBanc, Vice Chancellor

STUDENT SERVICE AWARD                            for Student Affairs



ANNOUNCEMENT OF                                        Alice M. Clark, Vice Chancellor

DISTINGUISHED RESEARCH                        for Research and Sponsored Programs




REMARKS BY SENIOR CLASS                        Matthew Todd Kiefer



ALUMNI ASSOCIATION WELCOME           Jimmy Brown, President

The University of Mississipp Alumni Association


INTRODUCTION OF SPEAKER                    Daniel W. Jones


COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS                       Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant


CONFERRING OF DEGREES                        Daniel W. Jones and Morris H. Stocks


CHARGE TO THE CLASS                               Daniel W. Jones


ANNOUNCEMENTS                                       Morris H. Stocks


Alma Mater                                                       By the entire assemblage, led by Rachel Saliba

DISMISSAL                                                     Daniel W. Jones


2014 Commencement Timeline 
Below is a month-by-month timeline for all students participating in commencement on Saturday, May 10, 2014. While some of the steps are mandatory for graduation, all of them are encouraged. Refer to this timeline as a guide, aimed at making this important process as simple as possible. Lastly, check this website often for additions and updates.



In addition to the ceremony facilities, the following buildings and restrooms in these buildings will be available to your guests during Commencement:
Carrier Hall, Hume Hall, Coulter Hall, Lyceum, Farley Hall, Shoemaker, Faser Hall, Student Union