CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. (4-25-19) — Isabel Capeloa Gil, a passionate leader in international Catholic higher education who believes global engagement can advance stronger values for a more equitable world, will address the Boston College Class of 2019 at the University’s 143rd Commencement Exercises on May 20.
University President William P. Leahy, S.J., will present Gil—the first female president of the International Federation of Catholic Universities—with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at the ceremony, which will take place at 10 a.m. in Alumni Stadium, rain or shine. [Complete logistical information is available at the Commencement 2019 website, www.bc.edu/commencement.]
In addition, the University will present honorary degrees to : retired Boston College administrator Dan Bunch ’79, BCSSW ’81 ; former assistant dean and professor Rev. Robert D. Farrell, S.J., MA ’58, STM ’65 ; benefactor and former Boston College Trustee Thomas D. O’Malley P ’87, P ’89, P ’00 ; and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson.
Some 4,000 Boston College students will receive their undergraduate and graduate degrees at separate ceremonies held around campus after the main Commencement event.
Source : Boston College
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