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Spring Commencement 2009

The University of North Carolina
Spring Commencement 2009

Video highlights

Photo highlights

Captioned version,
presenting the entire ceremony.

Text of Archbishop Tutu’s address 

 

Audio Archive

Note: All audio clips are presented in MP3 format.

The Commencement Program

Presiding

Holden Thorp ’86, Chancellor
The University of North Carolina

National Anthem

Sarah Christine Dempsey ’09, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts in EnglishWith the Entire Assemblage
Recognition of the
Platform Party
Holden Thorp ’86, Chancellor
The University of North Carolina
Remarks For the Board of Governors
Hannah Gage ’75, ChairFor The University of North Carolina
Erskine B. Bowles ’67, President

For The Board of Trustees of The University of North Carolina
Roger L. Perry Sr. ’71, Chair

  For the General Alumni Association
Dwight M. Davidson III ’77, Immediate Past Chair 

Readings of Citations
for Honorary Degrees

Joseph S. Ferrell, Secretary of the Faculty

Commencement Address

Desmond Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, South Africa 
Introduction of Deans and Conferring of Degrees Holden Thorp ’86, Chancellor
The University of North Carolina
 

Ceremonial Recognition of the Graduates

James Robert Shelley ’09, Senior Class President 
Chancellor’s Charge
to the Graduates
Holden Thorp ’86, Chancellor
The University of North Carolina 
Carolina in My Mind The UNC Clef Hangers 

Hark the Sound

Sarah Christine Dempsey ’09, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts in EnglishWith the Entire Assemblage

 

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