Commencement Photos

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Speeches

Click here to read the commencement address by House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi.

Click here to read President Leon Botstein's charge to the graduates.

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Bard's 154th Commencement

Bard College held its 154th commencement
on Saturday, May 24, 2014.


Bard College held its one hundred fifty-fourth commencement on Saturday, May 24, 2014. At the commencement ceremony, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered the commencement address, and Bard President Leon Botstein conferred 455 undergraduate degrees and 151 graduate degrees on the Class of 2014. Honorary degrees were awarded to Pelosi, theater director Anne D. Bogart ’74, Judaic scholar Jacob Neusner, philanthropist Jacqueline Novogratz, education historian Diane Ravitch, economist Henry Rosovsky, and humanitarian Darren Walker.

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