2017 Commencement

Sunday, May 21, at 10:30 a.m.

Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker will deliver the Commencement address and receive an honorary degree on Sunday, May 21, at 10:30 a.m., in the Margaret Bundy Scott Field House.

In addition to Baker, honorary degrees will be awarded to Hamilton alumnus John B. Emerson '75, retired U.S. Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany; Hamilton alumna and trustee Nancy Roob '87, president and CEO of the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation and CEO of Blue Meridian Partners; and Adam Weinberg, the Alice Pratt Brown Director of the Whitney Museum of Art. More ...

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2016 Commencement

In 2016, PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel delivered the keynote address to the 489 students who received bachelor's degrees. Thiel was awarded an honorary degree, along with David Ferreiro, the 10th archivist of the United States; Indra Nooyi P ’07, chairman and chief executive officer of PepsiCo; and Michael Shapiro ’71, director emeritus of the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.

Future Dates

Future Dates

May 21, 2017
May 20, 2018
May 26, 2019

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