April 16, 1979
To: Department Secretaries
From: Harold V. Manson, Coordinator 1979 Commencement Exercise
Subject: Request for Posting of Notice
Request the attached self-explanatory notice be posted in a conspicuous location within your department so as to be seen by those of your students who expect to be awarded degrees (bachelor's or master's) at our May 25 Commencement Exercise.
To: Students receiving Degrees at the 1979 Spring
Commencement Exercise, San José State University
San José State University is preparing a list of the names of those students who will be awarded degrees at the Commencement Exercise to be held here on May 25, 1979. The University intends to treat this list as directory information, under the provisions of the FamilyEducational and Privacy Act, as
The names of degree recipients will be published in the Commencement program which will be available at the Commencement Exercise for distribution to those in attendance. Further, it has been the policy of the University to prepare a news item citing the individual's name and degree awarded for release to the individual's home newspaper.
Any student eligible to participate in the May 25 Commencement Exercise who objects to either of the University actions indicated above should so notify the University in writing. Such notification should be addressed to:
Mr. John McLain
Office of Community Relations
San José State University
San José, CA 95192
Individual notifications must be received no later than May 1, in order to preclude the individual's name from appearing in the Commencement program or to preclude the issuance of a home newspaper release.