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Convocation 2014

Fall Convocation marks the beginning of the academic year. This ceremony celebrates the Senior Class and its many accomplishments, and introduces six exceptionally interesting Williams graduates who will receive Bicentennial Medals. Medalists this year were selected for distinguished achievement in fields relevant to the Book Unbound theme.

Convocation Program 2014

Video of Ethan Zuckerman’s Convocation Address

Text of Ethan Zuckerman’s Convocation Address: “Bibliolarceny and the Size of the Universe”

Convocation Schedule, Saturday, September 20, 2014

  • 10:15 a.m. Academic Procession lines up
  • 10:40 a.m. Academic Procession begins
  • 11:00 a.m. Program begins in Chapin Hall
  • 4:00 p.m.  Dedication of Sawyer Library

The program lasts about an hour. An all-campus picnic follows on Chapin Lawn.

Seniors and masters candidates and current and emeritus faculty march in caps and gowns. Please follow the links for specific instructions.

Contact Carrie Greene or College Marshal Jay Thoman with questions.