LSU summer commencement Aug. 9

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

BATON ROUGE – Approximately 727 students are expected to graduate during LSU's 281st commencement ceremony on Friday, Aug. 9, in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center, beginning at 9 a.m. LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander will deliver the commencement address.

Alexander will preside over the ceremony, and Hank Danos, chairman of the LSU Board of Supervisors, will confer degrees. Kevin L. Cope, LSU Faculty Senate president, will serve as macebearer.

The "Star-Spangled Banner" and LSU alma mater will be performed by Kristi Beinhauer, candidate for Master of Music, and the processional and recessional music will be performed by the Norem Brass Quintet.

There will be no separate diploma ceremonies for August commencement.

A complete list of graduates and honor graduates will be available online Aug. 9 at LSU's commencement website.