Commencement 2010

The University of Pennsylvania's 254th Commencement was held on Monday, May 17, 2010, in Franklin Field, located at 33rd and South Streets.

President Amy Gutmann officiated Penn's 254th Commencement Exercises. The Honorable Jon M. Huntsman Jr., U.S. ambassador to China, delivered the Commencement address and received the honorary doctor of laws degree. Also recieving Honorary Doctoral Degrees this year were: Sandra M. Faber, Paul Farmer, Abdullah Ibrahim, Risa J. Lavizzo-Mourey, Greg Mortenson, Peter C. Nowell, and James S. Riepe.

President Gutmann's Commencement speech, "Imperfect Means and Meaningful Ends: Leading a Fulfilling Life after Penn" is available here.

Press Release from the Office of University Communications


Video by Penn Video Network

Photographs by Steve Minicola &  Scott Spitzer, University Communications