Ever since his 2005 Commencement speech “This is Water,” author David Foster Wallace has been linked with Kenyon. That connection grows stronger when Wallace biographer D.T. Max visits the campus.
Author and humorist Bill Bryson, who has an affection for the Kenyon Review, will deliver the Commencement address in May.
The College’s one hundred eighty-sixth Commencement ceremony takes place on Saturday, May 17.
Much-decorated author and humorist William “Bill” Bryson delivered the Commencement address to the Class of 2014 on Saturday, May 17. Watch it on YouTube.
Journalist Martha Raddatz will speak at the 2015 Commencement.
Donald L. Rogan Professor of Religious Studies Royal Rhodes elected to address Class of 2015 at Baccalaureate.
Kenyon is set to confer degrees to 430 graduates at its 187th Commencement ceremony May 16.
Professor Royal Rhodes addresses the Class of 2015 at Baccalaureate.
Award-winning journalist Martha Raddatz H’15 P’15 offers inspiring words to the Class of 2015.
Graduates share their favorite moments from Kenyon's 187th Commencement ceremony.
President Sean Decatur gives advice to the Class of 2015.
Ten years after its delivery, the 2005 Kenyon Commencement address by David Foster Wallace lives on in popular consciousness, in social media and in print.
Author John Green ’00, master of the coming-of-age novel, will be the next Commencement speaker.
Substance abuse educator and counselor Mike Durham is chosen to address the Class of 2016 at Baccalaureate.
Best-selling author John Green ’00 headlines the 188th Commencement ceremony May 21.
Michael Durham, substance abuse educator and counselor, addresses the Class of 2016 at Baccalaureate.
President Sean Decatur addresses the Class of 2016 at Commencement.
Graduates, family and friends share their favorite moments from Kenyon's 188th Commencement ceremony.
Star basketball coach Shaka Smart ’99 will deliver the Commencement address for the Class of 2017.
For 12 days in December, we celebrated one dozen of the things that make Kenyon special, in a riff on the classic song "The 12 Days of Christmas."
On Saturday, May 20, 445 members of the Class of 2017 will be recognized at Kenyon's 189th Commencement ceremony.
Associate Provost Ivonne Garcia will be the first Latina to deliver the Baccalaureate address at Kenyon.
Elizabeth Weinstein P'15 '17 on how the last celebratory trip to Kenyon marks the end of an era for parents as well as for students.
Shaka Smart '99 H'17 tells the Class of 2017 not to fear the two f's: failure and feedback.
In her Baccalaureate address, Associate Provost Ivonne Garcia reminds the Class of 2017 that "failure may be the best thing that ever happened to you."
Acclaimed statistician and journalist Nate Silver will address the Class of 2018 at Kenyon’s 190th Commencement.
Kenyon will honor more than 400 graduating seniors at the College’s 190th Commencement.
Kenyon’s 190th Commencement speaker talks about Ohio politics, liberal arts education and the Cincinnati Reds.
The Class of 2018 chooses Associate Professor of English Sarah Heidt ’97 to dispense advice as Baccalaureate speaker.
Baccalaureate speaker Sarah Heidt ’97 urges graduates to live “in fascination and awe at the richness of what’s all around you.”
Nate Silver advises the Class of 2018 to use their critical thinking skills as they “experiment with different passions.”
President Decatur reminds graduating seniors that thinking broadly and deeply can be more important than thinking fast.
Graduates, friends, parents and family members were all on hand to capture Kenyon’s 190th Commencement.