The 83rd Annual Commencement Ceremony, UNC Asheville
More than 5,000 family and friends gathered on UNC Asheville's Quadrangle Saturday morning to celebrate UNC Asheville's 2011 graduating class. Some 691 students were honored as the Class of 2011 during the 83nd Commencement Ceremony, including 447 spring graduates, 212 winter graduates and 32 summer graduates. Thomas W. Ross delivered the Commencement Address, his first as new president of the 17-campus University of North Carolina system. Prior to assuming his new position in January, Ross had served as president of Davidson College.
Produced on May 7, 2011