Commencement Archives

Commencement May 17 th 2009
Commencement May 18 th 2008
Commencement May 20 th 2007
Remarks delivered by Bob ’83 and Lee McConaughy Woodruff ’82 at Colgate University’s 186th commencement, May 20, 2007.

Commencement May 21 th 2006
Eliot Spitzer, champion of all things New York, implored Colgate University graduates on Sunday to stay in the Empire State “for the sake of our collective future.”

Commencement May 15th 2005
Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund, on Sunday encouraged members of Colgate University’s Class of 2005 to “wander off the beaten career path and help redefine success in 21st century America.”

Commencement May 16th 2004
Steve Burke, president of Comcast Cable, the country's leading cable and broadband communications provider, and a Colgate University alumnus, has been chosen to deliver the keynote address at Colgate’s 183rd commencement exercises on Sunday, May 16.