Commencement Video

Sunday, May 17, 1:30–3:15 p.m.

Commencement Program


“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
Rupert Hart Deese
Priya Lekha Donti
Rachel Roley
Samaporn Tinyanont
Jesse Berlin Watts-Russell
Jingbin Yang


Maria M. Klawe, President

Henry T. Mudd Prize

Maria M. Klawe

Student Keynote

Cindy Angpraseuth

Keynote Address

Mary D. Nichols, Chairman, California Air Resources Board

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

Welcome to Alumni Association

Gerald R. Van Hecke ’61, President, Alumni Association Board
of Governors

President’s Address

Maria M. Klawe


“The Roundeau,” 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

William Hamilton Fletcher Clausen
Varun Kanwar

Faculty Marshals

G. William Daub
John I. Molinder

Trustee Marshals

Donald S. Remer
John S. Townsend

50-Year+ Reunion Alumni

Donald J. Gross ’61 (marshall)
David W. Howell ’61
Thomas D. Shapard ’65 P99