Commencement Livestream

Sunday, May 15, From 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. PDT

Commencement Program 2016


“Pomp and Circumstance, March No. 1 in D, Trio,” Sir Edward Elgar


Wayne Drinkward ’73, Chair, Board of Trustees

The National Anthem

“The Star Spangled Banner,” Francis Scott Key
Casey Bryce Cannon
Thendral Govindaraj
Reyna Marie Fishwild Hulett
Sarah Yanisa Trisorus
Hannah Turk
Minh Trang Vy
Aleina Renée Wachtel
Matthew Wilber


Maria M. Klawe, President

Henry T. Mudd Prize

Maria M. Klawe

Student Keynote

Kaitlyn Jean Anderson

Keynote Address

Speaker: Carol S. Dweck, Lewis and Virginia Eaton
Professor of Psychology, Stanford University

Conferring of Degrees


Wayne Drinkward ’73

Presentation of Candidates

Jeffrey D. Groves, Vice President and R. Michael Shanahan Dean
of the Faculty

Awarding of Diplomas

Maria M. Klawe

Welcome to Alumni Association

Gerald R. Van Hecke ’61, President, Alumni Association

President’s Address

Maria M. Klawe


“The Rondeau,” Jean-Joseph Mouret
The audience will remain standing, allowing academic procession to exit site first.


R. Michael Shanahan Center for Teaching and Learning

The Commencement Marshals

Bearer of the Mace

Lisa M. Sullivan

Student Marshals

Lin Yang
Angela Sakae Chin

Faculty Marshals

James C. Eckert
Richard C. Haskell

Trustee Marshals

Hal S. Barron
Donald S. Remer

50-Year+ Reunion Alumni

Donald J. Gross ’61 (marshal)
Thomas D. Shapard ’65, P99