Commencement Speakers – Video Archives

 
Pratt

Commencement 2012

Awadagin Pratt, an educator, concert pianist and founder of the Dr. T.A.E.C. Pratt Music Foundation, delivered the Commencement address on April 29, 2012.

Gregerson

Commencement 2011

Guggenheim Fellow and poet Linda Gregerson spoke to graduates on May 1, 2011.

Stroink

Commencement 2010

Neurosurgeon Ann Stroink '76 celebrated lifelong learning in her address on May 2, 2010.

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Howard Fricke

Commencement 2009

Howard Fricke '60, retired CEO of Security Benefit Group of Companies, spoke at Commencement on May 3, 2009.

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Kevin Dunn

Commencement 2008

Actor Kevin Dunn, who attended Illinois Wesleyan in the '70s, delivered the Commencement address on May 4, 2008.

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Demetria Kalodimos

Commencement 2007

Demetria Kalodimos '81, an award-winning news anchor with WSMV Television in Nashville, Tenn., addressed the graduates on May 6, 2007.

Michael Mason

Commencement 2006

Michael A. Mason '80, Executive Assistant Director for Administration at the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Washington D.C., delivered the Commencement address on Sunday, April 30.

Greg Poland

Commencement 2005

Greg Poland '77, director of the Mayo Vaccine Research Group, delivered the Commencement address on May 1, 2005.

Commencement 2004

Immigration attorney Carlina Tapia-Ruano '77 delivered the Commencement address on May 2, 2004.

 

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