A record number of alumni and parents enjoyed a picture-perfect (and climate-neutral) Commencement/ Reunion weekend in May, taking their pick of 200-plus events ranging from an Oberlin Quadapalooza family show to a 40th-reunion panel titled "A Structured Discussion about Sex, Drugs, and Rock ’n Roll after 60."
Browse more photos, listen to speeches, and read about Oberlin’s distinguished honorees at www.oberlin.edu/commencement.
(H) Oberlin Shansi capped its 100th anniversary year with a special set of reunion events, including a Japanese drumming performance and workshop.
(I) Class of 1958 alums gathered near the football scoreboard funded by their classmate, Robert Fishback. (J) A Javanese dancer in Asia House.(K) Julian Smith ’69 discussed "Cultural Landscapes and Cultural Identity: Architecture Before and After Modernism."
(L) President Marvin Krislov delivered his first Commencement address. (M, N) Bestselling author and musician James McBride ’79 received an honorary degree.