The ceremony opened with remarks from Provost Steven Lerman.
W. Russell Ramsey, B.B.A. ’81, receives an honorary Doctor of Public Service.
Dr. Knapp delivered his charge to the class of 2014, urging the graduates to keep alive their energy, commitment to service, intellectual curiosity and respect for others. “You are exceptional men and women, and I am proud to call you graduates of this great university,” he said. “You are our future.”