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Commencement Live

The live stReam will begin at 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 15

LAW COMMENCEMENT
Field House
Sunday, May 15, 2016
2:00 p.m.

President Daniel A. DiBiasio, Presiding
Instrumental Prelude: Symphonic Band, Dr. Charles N. Bates, Conductor

Academic Procession (Audience please rise.)

Invocation: Mr. Edmund T. Besong

National Anthem: Ms. Kaileigh B. Bible

Address: Retired Col. William E. Orr, Jr., BA ’78, JD ’81, Chief of Strategic Military Justice Legislation and Policy
for the United States Air Force Judiciary

Remarks by Graduating Student: Ms. Emily M. Martin

Conferring of Honorary Degrees: President Daniel A. DiBiasio
William Emil Orr, Jr: Doctor of Laws
Bernard (Bob) M. Shapiro: Doctor of Laws

Remarks by Dean of the College of Law: Dean Rick A. Bales

Conferring of LL.M. Degree: President Daniel A. DiBiasio

Investiture of LL.M. Hoods: Dean Rick Bales and Professor Karen Hall

Conferring of Juris Doctor Degree: President Daniel A. DiBiasio

Investiture of Juris Doctor Hoods: Dean Rick Bales

Presentation of Diplomas: President Daniel A. DiBiasio

Musical Benediction : Ms. Kaileigh B. Bible

Spoken Benediction: Mr. Aron Hagos Okubaldet

Recessional: Faculty recesses. Graduates do not recess.
The audience is requested to remain in place until all faculty members have recessed.

ASSISTING IN THE PRESENTATION OF DIPLOMAS AND HOODS
Prof. Bryan H. Ward, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Prof. Brian Anderson, Assistant Director of Democratic Governance and Rule of Law LL.M. Program
Mrs. Melanie J. Hough, Registrar of the University
Tenured Professors, College of Law
Professor David W. Raack
Professor Kevin D. Hill
Professor Stephen C. Veltri
Professor Joanne C. Brant
Professor C. Antoinette Clarke
Professor Nancy A. Armstrong
Professor Liam S. O’Melinn
Professor Scott D. Gerber
Professor Bryan H. Ward
Professor Bruce P. Frohnen

MARSHALS
Professor Jonathan S. Smalley, Grand Marshal
Professor Jed E. Marquart, Banner Bearer

UNIVERSITY MARSHALS
Professor Stephen C. Veltri Professor Rodney P. Anderson

COLLEGE OF LAW MARSHALS
Professor Kevin D. Hill Professor Nancy A. Armstrong
Musical Selections
Instrumental Prelude Within The Castle Walls Brian Balmadges
I. A Mighty Warrior
II. Over The Stone
III. Men of Harlech
Sheltering Sky John Mackey
Ammerland Jacob de Haan
Academic Procession Pomp and Circumstance Edward Elgar
National Anthem Star Spangled Banner Francis Scott Key
Musical Benediction Benediction John Ness Beck
Recessional Fanfare for the Dessert Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

CHAIRMAN, BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Dr. Oscar J. Mifsud