Wegman, who served as chairman-elect for the past year, will serve a five-year term as Board chairman and succeeds Edmund A. Hajim ’58, who has transitioned to chairman emeritus.
In ceremonies starting today, the University will recognize the achievements of more than 3,000 graduates who have earned bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees across all schools. Share your commencement memories and congratulatory messages for the Class of 2016 at #ur2016.
The University has a proud past of commencement speakers and honorees but the 91st commencement ceremony on June 16, 1941, was particularly noteworthy.
The University will recognize outstanding contributions of distinguished leaders, scholars and humanitarians by bestowing honorary degrees, Eastman Medals, Hutchison Medals, and awards for scholarship and teaching at this year’s commencement ceremonies.
Every day the University has an eye toward making tomorrow even better through sustainable contributions in recycling and waste reduction, ecology, energy, hazardous materials, construction, power plant operations, and purchasing, as well as groundbreaking research to improve the global environment.
Seligman is one of this spring’s 213 new members in one of the country’s oldest and most highly regarded honorary learned societies.
The University’s initiatives and research in sustainability have earned a STARS Silver Rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The program is the most widely recognized framework in the world for reporting information related to a college or university’s sustainability performance.