Vera Katz



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The program for the PSU Commencement ceremony on June 11, 2000.

Mayor of Portland, the Honorable Vera Katz, delivered the commencement address and was awarded an honorary doctorate by PSU President Dan Bernstine.


Order of Ceremonies:


National Anthem: Karie House, B.A., Class of 1999

Presiding: Daniel O. Bernstine, J.D., LL.M., President of Portland State University

Master of Ceremonies: Mary Kathryn Tetrault, Ed.D., Provost

Welcome: The Honorable David Wu, J.D., Member of Congress, First Congressional District, Oregon

Greetings: Geraldine L. Richmond, Ph.D., Representative of the Oregon State Board of Higher Education; Pamela Gesme Miller, B.S. 1984, President-elect, Alumni Board of Directors, PSU Alumni Association

Remarks: Anne Cohen, Jemima Ifeoma "Ify" Egbo, Student Representatives of the Class of 2000

Address: The Honorable Vera Katz

Presentation and Conferring of Degrees: Daniel O. Bernstine, Mary Kathryn Tetrault


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2000 Commencement Program