|Jascika Maclean, Graduate Student Assembly Representativeemail@example.com||May 2024|
|Paul Pechous, ASUN Repfirstname.lastname@example.org||May 2024|
|Logan Walsh, ASUN Repemail@example.com||May 2024|
|Scott Fuess, Economicsfirstname.lastname@example.org||August 2024|
|Vanessa Gorman, History and Classics, CHAIRemail@example.com||August 2024|
|Kara Viesca, Teaching, Learning & Teacher Educationfirstname.lastname@example.org||August 2026|
|Jena Asgarpoor, College of Engineeringemail@example.com||August 2026|
|Josh Davis, Associate to the Chancellorfirstname.lastname@example.org||cont.|
|Robert Gorman, Head Marshallemail@example.com||cont.|
|Tamy Burnett, University Honors Program Designee and Associate Head Marshallfirstname.lastname@example.org||cont.|
|Noah Shuler, Designee for the VC for Student Affairsemail@example.com||cont.|
|Steven Booton, Office of University Registrarfirstname.lastname@example.org||cont.|
|Gail Meyer, Associate Registraremail@example.com||cont.|
|Eva Bachman, Academic Success Corrdinator and Associate Registrarfirstname.lastname@example.org||cont.|
|Scott Krienert, Coordinator of Graduation Services, Office of the Registraremail@example.com||cont.|
|Terri Eastin, Master's Programms Coordinator for Graduate Studiesfirstname.lastname@example.org||cont.|
|Kelsey Sims, Doctoral Programs Coordinatoremail@example.com||cont.|
|Shelley Zaborowski, Alumni Associationfirstname.lastname@example.org||cont.|
|Scott Anderson, School of Musicemail@example.com||cont.|
|Annette Wetzel, Executive Director of Special Events and Protocolfirstname.lastname@example.org||cont.|
|Corrie Svehla, Manager, Special Events & Projectsemail@example.com||cont.|
|Ann Tschetter, Associate Head Marshal, Historyfirstname.lastname@example.org||cont.|
The University Commencement and Recognition Committee shall consist of 10 voting members:
(a) four faculty members appointed by the President of the Faculty Senate
(b) the Head Marshal of the Marshal Corps;
(c) two upper class students and one graduate student selected as determined by ASUN
(d) the Director of the Honors Program
(e) Chancellor or designee
Plus the following non-voting members:
(a) Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs or designee
(b) The University Registrar and the following staff members: (a) Associate Registrar(s), as appropriate (one of whom will serve as Secretary of the Committee); Coordinator of Graduation Services
(c) Representatives from Graduate Studies: Master's Programs Coordinator and Ph.D. Programs Coordinator
(d) Representatives of the Office of Special Events (as appropriate)
(e) Representative from the School of Music
(f) Representative from the Alumni Association
(g) Associate Head Marshals of the University Marshal Corps
Voting members of the University Commencement and Recognition Committees are: the four faculty members, two upper class students and one graduate student, Director of the Honors Program, and Chancellor or designee. The term for the four faculty members is three years. The term for the upper class students and gradute student are for one year. The term for the other members is continuous.
1. The University Commencement and Committee (UCRC) shall be primarily responsible for coordinating plans for commencement. The program and arrangement for UNL commencement and honors ceremonies shall be subject to approval by a majority of the voting members of the UCRC. Those responsible for developing the specific programs and arrangements, including the Chancellor or designee, the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs or designee, and/or other UNL staff members, will seek review and approval of the UCRC in a timely and appropriate fashion.
2. The UCRC shall especially authorize the preparation of appropriate certificates and awards to be presented during these ceremonies in accord with provision of the Faculty Senate governing honors, awards or recognitions for scholarship. The UCRC shall also be responsible for approving academic honors to be bestowed upon students during commencement exercises.
3. The UCRC shall establish a regular procedure for ensuring the maintenance of an adequate Marshal Corps and shall evaluate the role of the Marshal Corps annually.
4. The Committee shall report regularly to the Faculty Senate, and recommend changes in these policies and provisions if and when it is deemed appropriate to do so.
Operating Procedures and Guidelines Adopted by the UCRC:
The committee shall file in the Faculty Senate Office (a) minutes of its meetings, and (b) a current statement of operating procedures and guidelines adopted by the committee itself. For more information on this committee and general Faculty Senate rules governing its operation see the Preface.