Speaker - Douglas Band

2008 Convocation

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Douglas Band

The Honorable Douglas J. Band currently serves as the Counselor to President Clinton and began working in the White House in 1995. He is a graduate of the University of Florida with a major in English and a minor in Ethics, Georgetown graduate school with a Masters in Liberal Arts with a focus on English Literature and Ethics, and Georgetown Law School. After serving in the White House Counsel's office for four years, he later became a Special Assistant to the President in the Office of Advance, before becoming one of the youngest Deputy Assistants ever to serve a President. Doug concluded his last year in the White House in the Oval Office as the President's Aide. Doug has been with President Clinton for over thirteen years, most recently advising and counseling him, overseeing the operation of the Clinton Foundation and office, handling his business transactions, and accompanying him on his travels across America and around the world.

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Program

Prelude

Prelude and Fugue in G Major, BWV 541, J.S. Bach
Selections from L’Organiste, Cesar Franck
Laura Ellis,
University Organist

Welcome and Introduction of Keynote Speaker

Paul D’Anieri
Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Keynote Address

Douglas J. Band
Counselor to President Clinton

Recognition of Faculty

Paul D’Anieri

Recognition of National Merit Scholars and National Achievement Scholars

John Denny
Interim Director, Honors Program

Recognition of John V. Lombardi Scholars

John Denny

Recognition of Transfer Scholars

John Denny

Recognition of CLAS Scholars and 2008 Anderson Scholars

Paul D’Anieri

Postlude

Allegro from Symphony No. 2, Louis Vierne
Laura Ellis

Carillon

Gloria Tavera

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