Speaker - Douglas Band

2009 Convocation



Guest Speaker

Dr. Joseph Glover

Joe Glover has been Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs at the University of Florida since July 2008. Dr. Glover arrived at UF in 1983 as an assistant professor in mathematics. He chaired the Mathematics Department from 1993 to 1998 and served as Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences from 1998 to 2001. Beginning in 2001, Dr. Glover served as Associate Provost for Academic Affairs for six years and as Interim Provost for nine months. Dr. Glover chaired the Task Force on the Future of the University of Florida, helped develop the university's strategic plan, and represented the university on the executive board of the New World School of the Arts. He served as Interim Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in 2007-2008.

Dr. Glover received his bachelor's degree in mathematics from Cornell University and his master's and doctoral degrees in mathematics from the University of California, San Diego. He taught at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Rochester before joining the University of Florida faculty. He held a National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellowship at UCSD in 1982. His awards include an NSF-CNRS fellowship held at the Universite de Grenoble II, a CLAS Teaching Award and a mentoring award from the McKnight Foundation. His research in probability theory, stochastic processes, and potential theory has been supported by the NSF, the AFOSR, and the NSA.




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

Joseph Glover
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Recognition of Faculty

Paul D’Anieri

Recognition of National Merit Scholars and National Achievement Scholars

Kevin Knudson
Director, Honors Program

Recognition of John V. Lombardi Scholars

Kevin Knudson

Recognition of Transfer Scholars

Kevin Knudson

Recognition of CLAS Scholars and 2009 Anderson Scholars

Paul D’Anieri


Final from Symphony No. 2, Louis Vierne
Laura Ellis


Melissa Garcia, Rachel Lin, Benjamin Wasmuth

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