WFU cancels opening convocation

BellsWake Forest University has canceled its Opening Convocation on Sept. 16.

A number of participants in the convocation program were not able to attend the event due to difficult travel conditions stemming from Hurricane Floyd.

The university will not reschedule the event.

However, the university will hold a brief hooding ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 16 in Reynolda Hall’s Main Lounge. During the ceremony, an honorary doctor of science degree will be awarded to Wilhelm Fleischhacker, dean of the faculty of natural sciences at the University of Vienna. Fleischhacker had been scheduled to receive his honorary degree during convocation.

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