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Young Women General President to lead BYU Commencement Exercises

Susan W. Tanner, Young Women General President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a member of the BYU Board of Trustees, will speak at and conduct Brigham Young University's August 2004 Commencement Exercises Thursday, Aug. 12, at 4 p.m. in the Marriott Center.

BYU President Cecil O. Samuelson, BYU Alumni Association President Carr C. Kreuger and graduating senior Brigham R. Frandsen will also speak during the exercises.

Both KBYU-TV (Channel 11) and KBYU-FM (89.1) will broadcast the exercises live.

BYU's University Chorale, under the direction of Paul Broomhead and Michelle Stephan, will sing two pieces, "Praise Ye the Lord" by Randall Thompson and "Alleluia!" by Ludwig van Beethoven.

The academic processional to the Marriott Center for graduates, representatives of the BYU administration, faculty and staff will leave the Abraham Smoot Building parking areas on Thursday at 3:30 p.m.

Most campus offices will close on Thursday at 2:30 p.m.

President Samuelson will also host a reception for graduates and their parents in the BYU Museum of Art Friday, Aug. 13, from 9 to 11 a.m.

College convocation assignments for Friday are as follows:

From 8 to 10:30 a.m.:

  • Family, Home and Social Sciences (Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and School of Social Work) in the Marriott Center

  • David O. McKay School of Education in the Smith Fieldhouse

  • David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies in the Joseph Smith Building Auditorium

  • Physical and Mathematical Sciences in the Wilkinson Student Center Ballroom

  • Fine Arts and Communications in the de Jong Concert Hall From 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.:

  • Marriott School of Management in the Marriott Center

  • Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology in the Smith Fieldhouse

  • School of Family Life in the Wilkinson Student Center Ballroom

  • Nursing in the Joseph Smith Building Auditorium From 2 to 4:30 p.m.:

  • Biology and Agriculture in the Marriott Center

  • Health and Human Performance in the Smith Fieldhouse From 5 to 7:30 p.m.:

  • Humanities in the Marriott Center For more information, visit BYU's Graduation Web site at saas.byu.edu/depts/graduation/.

    Writer: Thomas Grover

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