Commencement

Past Commencement Speeches

Past Commencement Speeches

PAST COMMENCEMENT SPEECHES

President Krislov's State of the College Address

President Marvin Krislov delivers his State of the College address on May 24, 2013, in Finney Chapel.
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President Krislov's Commencement Remarks

President Marvin Krislov's Commencement remarks on May 27, 2013, on Tappan Square.
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Commencement Speaker Tracy Chevalier '84

Tracy Chevalier's Commencement address on May 27, 2013, on Tappan Square.
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PAST COMMENCEMENT SPEECHES

President Krislov's State of the College Address

President Marvin Krislov delivers his State of the College Address on May 27, 2012, in Finney Chapel.
Read the State of the College address.

President Krislov's Commencement Remarks

President Marvin Krislov's Commencement remarks on May 28, 2012, on Tappan Square.
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Commencement Speaker Thomas Frieden '82

Dr. Thomas Frieden's Commencement address on May 28, 2012, on Tappan Square.
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PAST COMMENCEMENT SPEECHES

President Krislov's State of the College Address

Marvin Krislov delivers his State of the College address on May 29, 2011, in Finney Chapel.
Read the State of the College address.

President Krislov's Commencement Remarks

Marvin Krislov's May 30, 2011, remarks on Tappan Square.
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Commencement Speaker Dr. Helene Gayle

May 30, 2011, remarks on Tappan Square by Dr. Helene Gayle.
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PAST COMMENCEMENT SPEECHES

President Krislov's State of the College Address

Marvin Krislov delivers his State of the College address on May 30, 2010, in Finney Chapel.
Read the transcript.

President Krislov's Commencement Remarks

Marvin Krislov's May 31, 2010, remarks on Tappan Square.
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Commencement Speaker Julie Taymor ’74

May 31, 2010, remarks on Tappan Square by Julie Taymor ’74.
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PAST COMMENCEMENT SPEECHES

President Krislov's State of the College Address

Marvin Krislov delivers his State of the College address on May 24, 2009, in Finney Chapel.
Read the transcript and hear the address.

President Krislov's Commencement Remarks

Marvin Krislov's May 24, 2009, remarks on Tappan Square.
See video of the remarks.

Commencement Speaker Dr. Richard N. Haass ’73

May 25, 2009, remarks on Tappan Square by Dr. Richard N. Haass ’73.
Read the transcript and see a video of the remarks.


PAST COMMENCEMENT SPEECHES

President Krislov's State of the College Address

Marvin Krislov delivers his first State of the College address on May 25, 2008, in Finney Chapel.
Read and hear the address.

President Krislov's Commencement Remarks

Marvin Krislov addresses the Class of 2008 on May, 26 2008, in Tappan Square.
Read the Remarks.

 

PAST COMMENCEMENT SPEECHES

Selected speeches from various years. Files are in MP3 format.

Commencement 2005

Nancy S. Dye Commencement Remarks (length 7:34)

William Schulz ’71 (length: 13:52)

Commencement 2004

President Nancy S. Dye (length: 5:46)

Melvin Jimenez '04 (length: 5:09)

Commencement 1983

Maya Angelou (PDF transcript)