Section 300: Committee Composition

Effective: March 2011
Review Date: March 2013
Responsible Party: Dean of Students/Registrar


The Montana State University-Northern Commencement Committee is charged to plan, implement, and evaluate the annual Spring commencement exercises.

The Committee will:

  • Meet at least monthly during the Spring semester to plan, evaluate progress, and consider recommendations.
  • Perform all functions necessary to ensure a positive commencement ceremony for faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members.
  • Make recommendations to the Chancellor of any substantive changes to the commencement ceremony.


The Commencement Committee will consist of:

Dean of Students/Registrar

Assistant Registrar

Director of Alumni Relations

Director of Facilities

Executive Assistant to the Chancellor

Director of University Relations

Director of Food Services

Director of the Bookstore

Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

A student representative to be appointed by the Chancellor

Two faculty representatives - one from each college to be appointed by Dean of each college

The Faculty Marshal