Commencement Live Stream

Sunday, May 14


“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
Cherlyn Elizabeth Chan
Julia Cosma
Maxwell Howard
Kathleen Elizabeth Kohl
Paige Elaine Rinnert
Zoë Tucker
Philip Woods


Maria M. Klawe, President

Henry T. Mudd Prize

Maria M. Klawe

Student Keynote

“For Being My River”
Dylan Kaitlyn Baker

Keynote Address

Richard A. Tapia, University Professor; Maxfield-Oshman Professor in Engineering; and Director of the Center for Excellence and Equity in Education, Rice University

Conferring of Degrees


Wayne Drinkward ’73

Presentation of Candidates

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

Awarding of Diplomas

Maria M. Klawe

Awarding of Degree of Doctor of Engineering, Science and Humane Letters

Maria M. Klawe

Welcome to Alumni Association

David Sonner ’80, P18, 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

Patrick Little

Trustee Marshals

Donald S. Remer
Gerald R. Van Hecke ’61

Faculty Marshals

G. William Daub
John S. Townsend

Student Affairs Marshals

Leslie Hughes
Sumun Pendakur

Student Marshals

Annisa Dea
Cesar J. Orellana

50-Year+ Reunion Alumni

Donald J. Gross ’61