- Opening Selections: First Class Brass, George Frederich Handel
- Processional: Jean Joseph Mouret
- Welcome: Dr. Leon Lederman, Director, Fermi Laboratory, Vice President Board of Trustees; Dr. Stephanie Pace Marshall, Director; David Kung, Student Council President
- Introductions: Dr. Stephanie Pace Marshall, Director
- Musical Selection: Franz Von Suppe
- Keynote Speaker: Dr. Donald Frye, Former Chief Executive Bell & Howell Co., Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Science, Northwestern University
- Recessional: George Frederich Handel
Lederman, Leon; Marshall, Stephanie Pace; Kung, David '89; and Frye, Donald, "1988 Convocation" (1988). Convocation. 32.