The 2016 Arts and Sciences Convocation
The Rutgers University 250th Anniversary Commencement ceremony took place on Sunday, May 15, 2016. President Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States, gave the Commencement Address (PDF). Thousands of family members and friends gathered at High Point Solutions Stadium to celebrate the accomplishments of the School of Arts and Sciences Class of 2016 receive individual recognition shaking heands with the deans after a rousing speech by legendary journalist Bill Moyers.
To read about the School of Arts and Sciences Convocation, see our story Veteran journalist rewrites speech after witnessing historic Commencement.
The full video of the Convocation is below. You can follow the time suggestions below to find the portion you would like to watch.
The 2016 Convocation video below begins with the #RUSAS2016 photos posted by students, family, staff, and faculty leading up to and during Commencement and Convocation.
To see Dean March open the Convocation ceremony go to: 51:35
To view BIll Moyers deliver the Convocation Address that he wrote after hearing the President speak at Commemencement that reflects on the pace of change in American politics, the Civil Rights Act, and Rutgers history go to: 52:40
To look for a student crossing the stage during the individual recognition part of our ceremony, go to: 1:07:14
To see the President's Address go to 250th Anniverary Commencement Videos