Convocation

Convocation in Cordiner Hall

Friday, August 29, 2014
3 p.m. Cordiner Hall

Processional
Organ – Kraig Scott, professor of music at Walla Walla University and music assistant at Whitman College

Welcome and Introductions
President George S. Bridges

“Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes: Turn and Face the Strange”
Tatiana Kaehler ’15, President of the Associated Students of Whitman College

Presentation of the Class of 2018
J. Antonio “Tony” Cabasco ’90, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

Introduction of Convocation Speaker
Patrick Spencer, Interim Provost and Dean of the Faculty

Convocation Address: “On Treaties and Reservations”
Elyse Semerdjian, Associate Professor of History

Musical Interlude
“Tableaux de Provence,” by Paule Maurice
Lucas Barry ’16, saxophone
Karl Mering ’15, piano

Opening of the Academic Year
President George S. Bridges

Recessional
Kraig Scott, organ

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