President Mitchell Reiss; Senior Class Speaker Ian Holstrom; Jane Rosenthal, Tribeca Films producer; Raghavan Seetharaman, the CEO of Qatar-based Doha Bank; James C. Rees, president and CEO of George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens; Harris Whitbeck '87, CNN correspondent and television producer
229th Commencement; 325 undergraduates graduating; Jane Rosenthal, Tribeca Films producer, was the main speaker. Jane Rosenthal also received the Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts. Harris Whitbeck '87, CNN correspondent and television producer, received the Alumni Citation. James C. Rees, CEO of Mount Vernon Estate, received an honorary Doctor of Letters. CEO of Doha Bank, Raghavan Seetharaman received an honorary Doctor of Laws. Katie Manion won the Sophie Kerr Prize.