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Parker Palmer, acclaimed Quaker author, educator and activist was awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters during Earlham's 168th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 9.

Congratulations to Earlham’s Class of 2015

Members of the Class of 2015 crossed Chase Stage and received their diplomas at Earlham's 168th Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday, May 9.

President David Dawson helped deliver the degrees to 183 graduates receiving the Bachelor of Arts degree and 11 students receiving the Master of Arts in Teaching degree. The Earlham School of Religion conferred five Master of Divinity and five Master of Arts in Religion degrees.

Professor of Psychology Nelson Bingham presented the Baccalaureate Address, “Are We There Yet?

Earlham also awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters to Parker J. Palmer, an acclaimed Quaker author, educator and activist who focuses on issues related to education, community leadership, spirituality and social change. His commencement address, "Living From the Inside Out," featured six brief suggestions about the road ahead for the graduates.

The College also recognized Professor of Computer Science Jim Rogers, who is retiring after teaching at Earlham for 15 years. Rogers expects to remain an active part of the research community at Earlham.

Every year Earlham's Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies are streamed live at the Earlham website for the pleasure of the family and friends of our graduates and our globally engaged alumni network.


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