Elaine Ray, News Service (650) 723-7162; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stanford's 110th Commencement Weekend will take place June 16-17. Journalists are being asked to register in advance by Thursday, June 14 at noon Pacific Time. Please provide full name, title, news organization, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail address to Grace Evans by phone at (650) 723-2558, fax at (650) 725-0247 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
During Commencement Weekend, those representing established media organizations will be required to show their press IDs to gain access to activities.
Freelance reporters and photographers should fax or e-mail a letter from the news organization for which they will be working along with the information listed above. They will then be required to bring a valid photo ID to the News Service at 425 Santa Teresa Street on Thursday, June 14 or Friday, June 15 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to secure a temporary press credential.
The Commencement activities that are open to the press* are listed below:
Saturday, June 16:
Baccalaureate Celebration, Inner Quadrangle
Speaker: Ebrahim Moosa, visiting professor of
religious studies and visiting associate dean for religious life
Dedication of the Senior Class Plaque, Inner Quadrangle
Class Day Luncheon for seniors and their families,
Speaker: Former U. S. Senator Bill Bradley
Sunday, June 17:
Commencement Ceremony, Stanford Stadium
Speaker: Carleton (Carly) Fiorina,
Chief Executive Officer, Hewlett-Packard Company
Additional details on press arrangements will be provided in
an updated advisory.
*Due to limited space, media seating cannot be guaranteed. Press arrangements are subject to change.
By Elaine Ray