University Convocation

August 19, 2022

Green Music Center - Doors will open at 8:30. Convocation will begin at 9:00am. No refreshments will be served. No food or drink are allowed in Weill Hall. 

Health & Safety at the Green Music Center

Procedures are in place that follow current public health guidance standards. 

  • Masks are no longer required but are strongly recommended in indoor settings. We fully support and respect everyone who wishes to wear masks.
  • The air handling systems are equipped with MERV-14 filters that exceed CDC standards.
  • Staff are performing enhanced cleaning of all spaces prior to and during events.
  • Hand washing areas and sanitizer are available.
  • We encourage you to get vaccinated!


(No food or drink are allowed in Weill Hall)

Also available via Zoom webinar. Please contact the Senate Analyst for the link.

9:00 – 9:05
First Welcome
Dr. Lauren Morimoto

Chair of the Faculty

9:05 - 9:35
Welcomes from Interim President Dr. Ming-Tung "Mike" Lee; Associated Students President- Yasmin Esquivel ; Staff Council - Katie Musick; CFA - Napoleon Reyes

9:35 - 9:45
Interlude: How interdisciplinarity manifests - L. Morimoto 

9:45 - 9:55
Remarks from Interim President, Ming-Tung "Mike" Lee

9:55 - 10:05
Remarks from Provost, Karen Moranski

10:05 - 10:20
Remarks from Chair of the Faculty, Lauren Morimoto

CTET Open House, 11am-1pm, Salazar 1060

Join the CTET team for an informal reception and preview our newly opened Center's facilities and services to help support your teaching! We will be offering light refreshments.  Come learn about our new programming opportunities (teaching support group, grant development group, and educational research group) tour our new faculty spaces (meeting room, hyflex-capable seminar room, and revamped recording-studio), and meet our team including new faculty fellows joining for 2022-23. 

School Meetings on August 19th

Arts and Humanities
School Meeting 2:00 - 3:00 International Hall 104
contact Leigh McTaggart

Business & Economics
School Meeting 1:00 - 3:00, Wine 1002
Contact Natalie Williams-Munger

School Meeting 1:00 International Hall 200
contact Aidan Humrich

Science and Technology
School Meeting 3:00 - 4:00 Darwin 103
contact Cory Oates

Social Sciences
School Meeting 2:00 - 4:00, Schulz 3001
contact Emily Kyle