THE CONVOCATION PROGRAM

Presiding
H. PATRICK SWYGERT

President, Howard University

THE ACADEMIC PROCESSION
(Audience, Please stand.)

THE ACADEMIC PROCESSIONAL MUSIC

Felix Mendelssohn
The War March of the Priests

PRESENTATION OF THE COLORS

THE INVOCATION
THE REVEREND DOCTOR BERNARD L. RICHARDSON
Dean of the Chapel

THE REMARKS
Mr. Swygert

THE MUSIC
Gaetano Donizetti
Sextet from Lucia Di Lammermoor
Keith Craig, Tenor
John Pollard, Baritone
Ameerah Muhammad, Soprano
Nikia Boston, Mezzo-Soprano
Clinton Vicks, Bass
Sterling Washington, Tenor

The Howard University Choir with Orchestra
J. Weldon Norris, Conducting

THE INTRODUCTION OF ALUMNI AWARD RECIPIENTS

Mrs. C. Sylvia Brown
Business
Mr. Eddie C. Brown
Business
Ms. Paula H.J. Cholmondeley
Business
Dr. John E. Jacobs
Corporate and Public Service
Mr. Stacey J. Mobley
Law
Mr. James E. Silcott
Architecture and Public Service


THE CONFERRING OF THE DEGREE
Doctor of Humanities, Honoris Causa
Mr. Franklin D. Raines
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
Fannie Mae

THE RECIPIENT WILL BE PRESENTED BY
Mr. Dennis Hightower
Member, Board of Trustees

THE ADDRESS
DR.  Raines

THE SPIRITUAL
Hall Johnson, Arr.
His Name So Sweet
The University Choir

THE ALMA MATER

THE BENEDICTION
(Audience, Please stand.)

 THE RETIRING OF THE COLORS

THE RETIRING ACADEMIC RECESSIONAL
(Audience, Please remain standing)
  

MEMBERS OF THE
BOARD OF TRUSTEES

THE OFFICERS OF THE UNIVERSITY

Mr. H. Patrick Swygert
President

Mr. Virgil E. Ecton
Vice President for
University Advancement
 

Norma B. Leftwich, Esq.
General Counsel

Mr. Raymond W. Archer III
Interim Vice Provost for
Student Affairs
 

Artis G. Hampshire-Cowan, Esq.
Senior Vice President & Secretary 

Floyd J. Malveaux, M.D.
Vice Provost for Health Affairs &
Dean, College of Medicine

Dr. A. Toy Caldwell-Colbert
Provost and Chief Academic Officer

Mr. Henry G. Jackson
Interim Senior Vice President &
Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Hassan Minor, Jr.
Senior Vice President
Government Affairs &
Strategic Planning