187.5 Academic Processions

Created by: Pat Teague on 02/05/1999
Category: 1 - Academic Affairs; 80 - Procedures
Originator: Acad. Adm. & Faculty Status Committee
Current File: 187.5
Adoption Date: 03/01/2016
Reviewed for Currency: 03/01/2016
Replaces File: 187.5
Date of Origin: 10/31/1975
Classification: Faculty
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187.5 Academic Processions


A. Background

Furman University usually has several formal convocations with academic processions in each academic year.


B. Policy

Faculty members are expected to participate in formal Furman convocations and to march in the accompanying processions.


C. Guidelines

1. Every faculty member is expected to march at the Spring Commencement unless excused by the Dean of the Faculty.

2. At all other scheduled convocations, faculty members who own academic regalia are expected to participate.

3. A faculty member who does not have his or her own academic regalia may arrange rental through the bookstore. (See File 147.9, "Purchase of Academic Regalia").

4. A faculty member who wishes to purchase his or her own academic regalia may be eligible for some financial assistance from the university (See File 147.9, "Purchase of Academic Regalia").