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Commencement


The 2016 Kalamazoo College Commencement Ceremony will be held on Sunday, June 12, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Speaking this year will be Gay McDougall, former United National Independent Expert on Minority issues, former Executive Director of Global Rights, Partners for Justice and former Director of the Southern Africa Project of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

In 1999, McDougall was a recipient of the coveted MacArthur “Genius” Award. She has also received the Butcher Medal of the American Society of International Law for outstanding contributions to human rights law and the Thurgood Marshall Award of the District of Columbia Bar Association among numerous other national and international awards.

She received a J.D. from Yale Law School and an LL.M. from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has Honorary Doctors of Law degrees from Georgetown University Law Center, the School of Law of the City University of New York, and Agnes Scott College.

For further information, please contact Kerri Barker at kerri.barker@kzoo.edu or 269-337-7289.