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Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly to Deliver Commencement Address
Bard College will hold its 153rd commencement on Saturday, May 25, 2013. At the commencement ceremony, Bard President Leon Botstein will confer 470 undergraduate degrees on the Class of 2013 and 175 graduate degrees. Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired space shuttle commander Mark Kelly, will deliver the commencement address. View More >>