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The New School Commencement to be Held on May 21

Bruce Edward Babbitt

Bruce Edward Babbitt

Former Secretary of the Interior Bruce Edward Babbitt will deliver the address at the university’s commencement ceremony on Friday, May 21, 2010, at 2:30 p.m. at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

President Bob Kerrey will address the graduates and confer honorary degrees on:

  • Bruce Edward Babbitt, environmentalist
  • Jerome Seymour Bruner, psychologist and educator
  • Dr. Chen Yi, classical composer
  • Dr. Rita R. Colwell, scientist and educator
  • Jeremy Grantham, investment banker and philanthropist
  • Alfredo Jaar, artist and architect

All information on the university graduation, as well as divisional ceremonies including guest and ticket information, can be found at the

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