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Commencement Archive


  • Class of 2019155th commencement, May 26 2019 Van Jones CEO of Reform Alliance, Host of The Redemption Project and The Van Jones Show on CNN
  • Class of 2018154th commencement, May 27, 2018 Heather C. McGhee President of Demos
  • Class of 2017153rd commencement, May 28, 2017 Deborah Bial President of the Posse Foundation
  • Class of 2016152nd commencement, May 29, 2016 Sherrilyn Ifill ’84 President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
  • Class of 2015151st commencement, May 31, 2015 Arianna Huffington President and Editor-in-Chief at The Huffington Post Media Group
  • Class of 2014150th commencement, May 25, 2014 Sau Lan Wu ’63 Enrico Fermi Distinguished Professor of Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Class of 2013149th commencement, May 26, 2013 The Honorable Kirsten Gillibrand United States Senator for New York