May 2, 1997
Commencement Set for May 18
Over 500 bachelor's and master's candidates will participate in Spring commencement ceremonies at UW-River Falls on May 18.
The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. in the Robert P. Knowles Physical Education & Recreation Center. The commencement address will be delivered by graduating senior Julie A. Zaloudek of River Falls. Zaloudek, a double major in political science and music, was selected through competition to become the second UW-RF student to address a commencement ceremony.
The ceremony also will include recognition of seven students who were presented the Chancellor's Award, the most significant honor that can be presented for service to the University; the Distinguished Teacher, which is the institution's highest faculty and staff award; and the Distinguished Alumnus award.
An expected 483 undergraduates and 45 graduates will participate. Conferring degrees will be Provost and Vice Chancellor Robert Milam, College of Education & Graduate School Dean Kathleen Daly, College of Arts & Sciences Dean Neal Prochnow, and College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences Dean Gary Rohde.