Text of addresses given by keynote speakers and the President of the college at Commencement ceremonies, when available for publication.

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Submissions from 2014

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President Bergeron's 96th Commencement Address, Katherine Bergeron

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96th Connecticut College Commencement Address, Noah Feldman

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Senior Class Speaker 96th Commencement Address, Kolton Harris

Submissions from 2013

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Senior Class Speaker 95th Commencement Address, Amy Cheetham '13

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95th Connecticut College Commencement Address, Howard Gordon

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President Higdon's 95th Commencement Address, Leo I. Higdon, Jr.

Submissions from 2012

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Senior Class Speaker 94th Commencement Address, Brenner Green

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President Higdon's 94th Commencement Address, Leo I. Higdon, Jr.

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94th Connecticut College Commencement Address, Louis B. Susman

Submissions from 2011

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93rd Connecticut College Commencement Address, Cynthia Enloe '60

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President Higdon's 93rd Commencement Address, Leo I. Higdon Jr.

Submissions from 2010

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President Higdon's 92nd Commencement Address, Leo I. Higdon, Jr.

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92nd Connecticut College Commencement Address, Jeffrey Sachs

Submissions from 2009

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President Higdon's 91st Commencement Address, Leo I. Higdon, Jr.

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91st Commencement Address: "Not for Profit: Liberal Education and Democratic Citizenship", Martha Nussbaum

Submissions from 2008

Commencement 2008 Senior Class President's Address, Mandy Barrett

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President Higdon's 2008 Commencement Address, Leo I. Higdon Jr

Submissions from 2007

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89th Connecticut College Commencement Address, Robert D. Ballard

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President Higdon's 2007 Commencement Address, Leo I. Higdon, Jr.

Submissions from 2006

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President Fainstein's 88th Commencement Address, Norman Fainstein

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88th Connecticut College Commencement Address, Wangari Maathai

Submissions from 2005

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87th Commencement Address, Estelle Parsons '49

Submissions from 2004

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86th Commencement Address, Anita L. DeFrantz '74

Submissions from 2003

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85th Commencement Address - What do Novelists Know?, Wally Lamb

Submissions from 2001

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83rd Commencement Address, Wynton Marsalis

Submissions from 1999

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81st Commencement Address, Frank McCourt

Submissions from 1998

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80th Commencement Address, Andrew Young

Submissions from 1996

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78th Commencement Address, Tom Brokaw

Submissions from 1989

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71st Commencement Address, Leonard Lauder

Submissions from 1988

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70th Commencement Address, Guido Calabresi

Submissions from 1981

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63rd Commencement Address, Patricia McGowan Wald' 48

Submissions from 1980

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62nd Commencement Address, Alan Alda

Submissions from 1943

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25th Commencement Address, Henry A. Wallace