University Convocation set for Aug. 17

Thursday, July 28, 2022

This year’s University Convocation will begin at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 17, in the Popp Martin Student Union, Multipurpose Room. The program also will be streamed live at

University Convocation is a time for faculty and staff to celebrate the start of a new academic year and learn about key priorities and initiatives for the University. Speakers will include Chancellor Sharon L. Gaber, Provost Joan Lorden and faculty, staff and student body presidents.

A general faculty meeting in the form of a question-and-answer session with Faculty President Susan Harden (presiding), Chancellor Gaber and Provost Lorden will follow University Convocation. All members of the campus community are welcome to remain. 

Employees who plan to attend the in-person event or watch online are asked to register.