The program for the University of North Florida 25th Anniversary Gala held on January 25, 1997 as the inaugural event for the silver anniversary year. Recognized are founding faculty and staff celebra..
The program for the University of North Florida 25th Anniversary Gala held on January 25, 1997 as the inaugural event for the silver anniversary year. Recognized are founding faculty and staff celebrating 25 years at UNF, with names of the recognized alphabetically listed. The program included: Welcome by J.F. Bryan IV Procession of Founding Faculty and Staff led by Grand Marshal Thomas G. Carpenter Invocation by Reverent Neil Gray Introductions by J.F. Bryan IV Dinner Proclamation by the Honorable John A. Delaney, Major of the City of Jacksonville Musical Interlude by Don Menza and the UNF Jazz Ensemble Greeting from the Board of Regents by Elizabeth G. Lindsay, Madam Chairman of the Board Remarks by Thomas G. Carpenter, Founding President and President Emeritus Remarks by Curtis L. McCray, past President Presentation of the 25th Anniversary Video by J.F. Bryan IV Remarks by Adam W. Herbert, President Presentation of 25th Anniversary Composition “A Prelude to Greatness” by Barry Greene Closing Remarks by J.F. Bryan IV Intermission Karl Haas Performance Silver patrons are listed alphabetically, followed by patrons listed alphabetically. Members of the UNF 25th Anniversary Committee are listed by position. The 1972 and 1997 State of Florida Governor, Florida Board of Regents members, and University of North Florida Foundation Board member names are listed alphabetically.