A Pictorial Look at the 179th Commencement Ceremony

Eric GershonMay 24, 20115min

Below are several photos taken at Wesleyan’s 179th Commencement Ceremony:

From left, are Robert Patricelli '61, P'88, P'90, Margaret Sweetland Patricelli who were awarded Wesleyan's Baldwin Medal; Board of Trustee Chair Joshua Boger '73, P'06, P'09; Wesleyan's Honorary Degree recipients Ralph "Biff" H. Shaw '51, P'79, Jean Adams Shaw P'79, Dr. Paul E. Farmer, Alberto Ibarguen '66, P'97 and Barbara Nell Cook. With them is Wesleyan President Michael Roth '78. (Photo by John Van Vlack)
Professor Peter Patton leads graduates onto Andrus Field. (Photo by Charlotte Christopher '12)
The graduates make their way from Foss Hill to their seats for the ceremony. (Photo by John Van Vlack)
Dr. Paul Farmer delivers the Commencement Address.
President Michael S. Roth '78 addresses the Class of 2011. (Photo by Nam Anh Ta)
The Class of 2011 and guests on Andrus Field. (Photo by John Van Vlack)
Members of the Class of 2011 applaud their fellows. (Photo by Nick Russell)
CaVar Reid '11 is a miracle! (Photo by Charlotte Christopher '12)

View additional photos of Reunion & Commencement Weekend on Wesleyan’s Flickr site.