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Graduate School’s 2010 Hood Presentation Ceremony Keynote Speaker


 

DR. TERESA SULLIVAN, PRESIDENT-DESIGNATE, UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, TO BE KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT HOWARD UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL’S HOOD PRESENTATION CEREMONY


Washington, DC, March 25, 2010 -- Dr. Teresa Sullivan, the president-designate of the University of Virginia, will provide the keynote address at the Howard University Graduate School’s 2010 Hood Presentation Ceremony Honoring the Master's and Doctoral Degree Candidates. The event will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2010 in Cramton Auditorium on Howard University's Main Campus, 2455 Sixth Street, NW, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Dr. Sullivan is currently provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Michigan. She will assume the position of president at the University of Virginia on August 1. Previously, Dr. Sullivan served as the dean of the Graduate School at the University of Texas. In 2004, she was a speaker at the Howard Graduate School’s International Conference on Inclusion in Higher Education, which was held in Bellagio, Italy and sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation.
 

The Hood Ceremony is the culminating highlight of the academic year for the Howard University Graduate School. Faculty, students, parents, friends, and alumni will join in a salute to the master’s and doctoral degree candidates. The candidates will graduate in the four divisions of arts and humanities, biological and life sciences, engineering and life sciences, and social sciences. Several candidates will receive special recognition for their exceptional accomplishments during Graduate School.


For further information, please contact Dr. Gwendolyn S. Bethea, Director of Communications, gbethea@howard.edu, , 202-806-7277.
 

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