2002 Commencement Fact Sheet

Tom Hutton 262-3439

Who: University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

What: Commencement 2002, the university’s 28th commencement exercises

When: 10 a.m., Friday, May 24, 2001

Where: Colorado Springs World Arena, I-25 and Lake Avenue

Speakers: Pam Shockley, chancellor, CU-Colorado Springs and Elizabeth Hoffman, president, University of Colorado

Editor’s note: Reporters and photographers are welcome to attend the event. Press credentials will be required for VIP parking and admittance to the ground floor. Contact Tom Hutton, 262-3439, or Margo Baker, 262-3832, for more information.

Releases about the ceremonies and award winners and features about the class of 2002 follow.


Commencement Marshal: Robert von Dassanowsky, associate professor and chair, Languages and Cultures, director, Film Studies, and 2001 CU-Colorado Springs Outstanding Teacher award winner

Participants: More than 800 (registered)

Candidates for degrees: 1,362, the largest single class in university history

Doctors of Philosophy: 2

Master of Science, Nursing: 27

Master of Science, Engineering: 30

Master of Public Administration: 18

Master of Engineering: 23

Master of Basic Science: 14

Master of Business Administration: 163

Master of Arts: 164

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science,

College of Letters, Arts and Science: 541

Bachelor of Science, Nursing: 93

Bachelor of Science, Engineering: 95

Bachelor of Science, Business: 192