Richard Fuld | Spring 2006

Chancellor DiStefano – thank you for your warm introduction. To all of you here – Chancellor DiStefano, graduates, members of the board of regents, members of the faculty and staff, parents and distinguished guests – it is an honor for me to be here today at this school, in this... Read more »

Alexander Cruz | Winter 2006

Thank you Chancellor Peterson for your very nice introduction. President Brown, members of the platform party, colleagues, graduates, family members, and friends – I am honored to be here today. And to the class of 2006 – both happy and heartfelt congratulations for a job well done. We are delighted... Read more »

Ceal Barry | Spring 2005

Thank you. We have read an awful lot this past semester in Boulder and across the nation about this concept of free speech. I want you to know that I am here to day to give one. I am honored to have the opportunity to give you a few final... Read more »

Janet Jacobs | Winter 2005

Thank you Chancellor DiStefano for that wonderful introduction. I am truly honored to be here to day speaking to the class of winter 2005. This is an especially significant moment for me because though I graduated from this university with a bachelor’s degree more than three decades ago—I can’t believe... Read more »

Marjorie McIntosh | Spring 2004

Distinguished Professor Marjorie McIntosh “Becoming a Citizen of the World” This is a wonderful occasion! Graduates, you have done a great job in earning your degrees, and I’m honored to be part of the ceremony that celebrates your achievements. For me as a historian, today’s excitement and pageantry feel like... Read more »

Carl Lineberger | Winter 2004

Thank you, Chancellor Byyny! President Hoffman, members of the platform party, faculty colleagues, graduates and their families, friends. I am honored to have this opportunity to take part in such an important occasion in your lives! When I was invited to give this address by the powerful people sitting behind... Read more »

Jim Voss | Spring 2003

Chancellor Byyny, distinguished members of the faculty, parents, families, friends – and graduates of the class of 2003, it’s a pleasure and a great honor to be here today and to speak to you at this commencement exercise. It’s such a special day for all of you assembled here: For... Read more »

Eric A. Cornell | Winter 2003

Thank you Chancellor! Distinguished members of the platform party, my fellow professors, cherished family and friends, and today’s honored graduates: I congratulate each of you for your hard-earned achievement here at CU. I’d like to talk with you today about a topic which I know to be near and dear... Read more »

Dr. Carl Wieman | Spring 2002

As a professor who is used to talking to physics classes or small groups of scientists, it is a bit overwhelming to talk to a crowd like this. Actually a few years ago I was asked to give the commencement address and I refused. I thought about it for a... Read more »

Charles F. Wilkinson | Summer 2002

I’d like to take a few moments to speak with the graduates about this place, this university, not to compare it with any other, whether on the east coast or the west, or in between. Just this place, all by itself. Perhaps like yourselves I quickly appreciated this campus for... Read more »