Commencement 2017

Williams College Celebrates 228th Commencement

On Sunday, June 4, 2017, Williams College President Adam F. Falk conferred bachelor’s degrees on 525 seniors. Master of Arts degrees were awarded to 13 students in the Program in the History of Art, and 30 fellows from the Center for Development Economics received M.A. degrees in Policy Economics.

View a recording of the full ceremony.

View Commencement photos here and here.

The weekend in social media.

The Speeches

Honorary Degree Citations

Emeriti Citations

Also receiving emeritus status this year are Marsha I. Altschuler, Biology; William R. Darrow, Religion; and Sherron E. Knopp, English.

Williams News Releases