2016 Commencement Speakers at Jesuit Colleges & Universities
It's that time of year again! Click here for the full list of speakers and dates for the 2016 commencement ceremonies at the twenty-eight Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States.
Of note, President Bill Clinton will speak at Loyola Marymount University; Harry Connick, Jr. will speak at Loyola University New Orleans; former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner will be honored by Xavier University; and popular America Magazine editor Rev. James Martin, S.J. will speak at three ceremonies (Canisius College, Creighton University and Gonzaga University!).
The March 2016 issue of Connections celebrates the Jesuit mission of athletic programs. Click here to read more.
The distinctiveness of a Jesuit education stems from its deep-rooted history and a mission grounded in faith and intellectual rigor. Since its beginnings in 1548, when the first Jesuit institution opened its doors in Messina, Sicily, Jesuit higher education remains committed to academic excellence, service, leadership and caring for the whole person. Click here to learn more about Jesuit mission and identity through our publications, videos and links to related websites.