Read the text of senior class president William Feng’s remarks to the Class of 2018. Feng received a bachelor’s degree from Olin Business School.
In a stirring speech to the Class of 2018, Anne-Marie Slaughter urged the graduates to be part of a great “American Renewal.”
Anne-Marie Slaughter, a renowned foreign policy expert, scholar and former top State Department official, delivered the address at Washington University in St. Louis’ 157th Commencement ceremony. Read her remarks about American renewal delivered to the Class of 2018 on Friday, May 18, in Brookings Quadrangle on the Danforth Campus.
As the more than 3,100 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree candidates at Washington University in St. Louis are ready to begin a new chapter in their lives, the university will recognize their achievements during its 157th Commencement this morning in Brookings Quadrangle.
Washington University’s 157th Commencement is 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 18, in Brookings Quadrangle. The university will award 3,319 degrees to 3,150 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. The university also will bestow honorary degrees on five individuals, including former St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and Beyond Housing’s Chris Krehmeyer.
William Feng, senior class president and a degree candidate from Olin Business School, could not have anticipated the changes this nation, city and campus would undergo in the past four years. But he’s glad he was here to see it. Feng will address thousands of classmates, faculty and family members Friday, May 18, at Washington University in St. Louis’ 157th Commencement.
Washington University in St. Louis will award five honorary degrees during its 157th Commencement May 18. During the ceremony, which will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Brookings Quadrangle on the Danforth Campus, the university will bestow academic degrees on approximately 3,000 members of the Class of 2018.