Spring Commencement 2009

Saturday, May 09, 2009 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

graduation oh fiveThe University of Tulsa is proud to celebrate the hard work of its students with the annual spring commencement ceremony at 10 a.m., May 9, at the Donald W. Reynolds Center.

Journalist and Asia observer Orville Schell will be speaking at TU’s commencement. Schell is best known as one of the country's most well informed and thoughtful observers on China. He also been a ship-hand, a war correspondent in Indochina, a rancher, a journalist reporting for such magazines as The New York Times Magazine, Harpers, The New Yorker, TIME, Wired, and Foreign Affairs.

He has been a contributor on China for PBS, NBC, and CBS, where a 60 Minutes program of his won an Emmy. He has also served as a correspondent for several PBS/Frontline documentaries on China and Tibet and covered the war in Iraq for The New York Review of Books.

Spring Commencement Ceremony Internet Broadcast

The University of Tulsa will offer an Internet broadcast of the Spring Commencement ceremony. We hope this service allows family and friends who are unable to travel to Tulsa to enjoy the commencement ceremony.

The broadcast will begin at 9:30am, Central Daylight Time, Saturday, May 9, 2009. The processional starts at 9:45am; the Commencement ceremony at 10:00am.

For more information about the Internet broadcast and commencement activities, visit www.utulsa.edu/commencement.