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Faculty Needing Regalia

Purchase Deadline - Friday, April 15

Doctoral and master faculty that would like to purchase new regalia (cap and gown) should contact Oak Hall directly at  800-223-0429.

Rental Deadline - Friday, April 15

For all faculty, faculty marshals and staff, please see the following people, depending upon which department you are in, when ordering, picking up and returning your regalia for Commencement:

A & S Melissa Wocher 
Assistant to the Dean
615-343-3143 email 301 Kirkland Hall
Blair Norma Gandy 
Operations Manager
615-322-7660 email 2400 Blakemore Ave.
Divinity Victor Judge 
Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
615-343-3964 email 115 Divinity School
Engineering Faith Jerde
Executive Secretary
615-343-3773 email 5332 Science and Engineering
Law Renee Hawkins 
Manager, Faculty Support Services
615-322-0045 email 131 21st Ave. South
Medicine Sarah Woodall 
Program Manager
615-322-5007 email 404 Light Hall
Nursing Betsey Usher
Program Manager
615-322-4836 email 217 Godchaux Hall
Owen Liz Scowden 
Assistant Director of Academic Programs and Student Life
615-322-3128 email 300 Management Hall
Peabody Dawn Hale 
Assistant to the Dean
615-322-8264 email 202 Peabody Admin. Bldg.

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 2017  -  May 10, 11, 12
 2018  -  May 9, 10, 11
 2019  -  May 8, 9, 10
 2020 -  May 6, 7, 8

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