College of Liberal Arts

Commencement: Liberal Arts Joint Ceremony

Friday May 16, 2014 11:30 AM | Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River Street

The Liberal Arts Joint Ceremony will be held at the Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River Street, on Friday, May 16, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Tickets are not required for the ceremony. Guest seating will open at 10:30 a.m. Commencement usually lasts approximately two hours.  

Parking and Directions

Information regarding parking and directions can be found on the Frank Erwin Center’s website and The University of Texas at Austin commencement website.

Commencement Speaker

Larry Carver has served as an inspirational figure to generations of students at UT Austin. He is completing his 41st year of teaching at UT, where he directs the Liberal Arts Honors Program, a program he helped establish and build into the high quality college honors program that it is today.

 A Professor of English, he has also served the university and the college in a number of administrative positions, including Special Assistant to the Chancellor, Special Assistant to the President, Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs, Director of the Humanities Program and Interim Director of Admissions.

In addition, Carver has served as a coach for the university’s nominees for the Rhodes, Marshall and Truman Scholarships. He has presided over the college’s Dedman Distinguished Scholars program, and has helped make it one of the best merit scholarship programs in the country.


For more infomation about commencement, individual department ceremonies and more, click here.

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