Jance was selected as the Commencement speaker by a committee of students, staff and faculty, based on suggestions from the UW Tacoma community.
Dr. Beth Rushing served for the past six years as dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Georgia College and State University.
G. Kent Nelson, senior lecturer in the Milgard School of Business, is the 2007 recipient of UW Tacoma's Distinguished Teaching Award.
Michael Honey, professor of history and UW Tacoma founding faculty member, has been named the first recipient of the university's new Fred T. and Dorothy G. Haley Endowed Professorship in the Humanities.
Presented by the Milgard School of Business, recipients represent the South Sound's best business leaders.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) recognized the campus magazine, Terrain, and three other marketing and communications projects.
Smoking at UW Tacoma is now restricted to six designated areas on campus.
Thirty-one area physicians and other donors have established the Physicians' Nursing Scholarship Fund to help nurses continue their education.
In the exhibit, called "Remnants," a film is projected onto translucent fabric which has been hung in a loose spiral from ceiling to floor.