Convocation Addresses

  • 77th Annual Convocation
    Why is CMC so special?, Heather Antecol, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
    Monday, August 28, 2023
  • 76th Annual Convocation
    Between Education and Catastrophe, Heather Ferguson, associate professor of history and faculty co-director of The Open Academy
    Monday, August 29, 2022
  • 75th Annual Convocation
    What Now, Albert L. Park, Bank of America Associate Professor of Pacific Basin Studies
    Thursday, September 2, 2021
  • 74th Annual Convocation
    The Uncertainty of Living History, George Thomas, Burnet C. Wohlford Professor of American Political Institutions
    Friday, August 28, 2020
  • 73rd Annual Convocation
    Notes on Cultivating the Intellectual Life, Gastón Espinosa, Arthur V. Stoughton Professor of Religious Studies
    Tuesday, September 3, 2019
  • 72nd Annual Convocation
    The Makings of a Good Problem: Theory and Applications, Lenny Fukshansky, Professor of Mathematics
    Tuesday, September 4, 2018
  • 71st Annual Convocation
    Collegiate Decision Making Informed by Environmental Policymaking, Mary Evans P'21, Jerrine and Thomas Mitchell '66 Associate Professor of Environmental Economics and George R. Roberts Fellow
    Tuesday, August 29, 2017
  • 70th Annual Convocation
    Making History, Diana Selig, Kingsley Croul Associate Professor of History and George R. Roberts Fellow
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016
  • 69th Annual Convocation
    Civil Wars and Deanship, Peter Uvin, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
    Friday, September 4, 2015
  • 68th Annual Convocation
    Beyond Happiness, Amy Kind, Professor of Philosophy
    Tuesday, September 2, 2014
  • 67th Annual Convocation
    No Constraints, President Hiram E. Chodosh
    Tuesday, September 3, 2013
  • 66th Annual Convocation
    A Journey Through Life with the Liberal Arts, President Pamela B. Gann
    Tuesday, September 4, 2012
  • 65th Annual Convocation
    A thoughtful, productive and responsible life, Gregory D. Hess, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of the Faculty, James G. Boswell Professor of Economics, George R. Roberts Fellow
    Tuesday, August 30, 2011
  • 64th Annual Convocation
    Mapping the CMC Genome, Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert, Associate Professor of Biology
    Tuesday, August 31, 2010
  • 63rd Annual Convocation
    Leaders and Followers, Charles R. Kesler, Dengler-Dykema Distinguished Professor of Government
    Tuesday, September 1, 2009
  • 62nd Annual Convocation
    The Telescopic Eye, Gary M. Hamburg, Behr Professor of Intellectual and Cultural History
    Tuesday, September 2, 2008
  • 61st Annual Convocation
    Being Entrepreneurial at CMC, Janet Kiholm Smith, Director of Financial Economics Institute, Von Tobel Professor of Economics
    Tuesday, September 4, 2007
  • 60th Annual Convocation
    It’s the Hurricane We’re In, John Roth,  Director of the Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights, Edward J. Sexton Professor of Philosophy
    Tuesday, August 29, 2006
  • 59th Annual Convocation
    A Magical Life in the Liberal Arts, Memories of an Academic Private Eye, Roderic Ai Camp, Phillip M. McKenna Professor of the Pacific Rim
    Tuesday, August 30, 2005
  • 58th Annual Convocation
    Liberal Education in a Progressive Era, Ralph A. Rossum, Salvatori Professor of American Constitutionalism
    Tuesday, September 7, 2004
  • 57th Annual Convocation
    Top 10 List of Best Advice for College Students, Diane F. Halpern, Director of Berger Institute for Work, Family and Children, Professor of Psychology
    Tuesday, September 2, 2003
  • 56th Annual Convocation
    Balance: The CMC Convocation Address, John J. Pitney, Jr., Professor of Government
    Tuesday, September 3, 2002
  • 55th Annual Convocation
    The Very Idea of Moral Leadership, Stephen T. Davis, Russell K. Pitzer Professor of Philosophy
    Tuesday, September 4, 2001
  • 54th Annual Convocation
    Citizens as Intellectuals: Claremont McKenna’s Teaching Mission, William Ascher, Vice President and Dean of the Faculty
    Tuesday, August 29, 2000
  • 53rd Annual Convocation
    Focusing On Liberal Arts, Remarks By President Pamela B. Gann
    Monday, August 30, 1999