April 29, 2015
On behalf of the Commencement/Reunion Weekend committees, I want to share some information about the 2015 commencement ceremony with faculty and staff.
March 6, 2015
The Oberlin College Commencement exercises will be held Monday, May 25, in Tappan Square. Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF), will deliver the Commencement address.
May 29, 2013
Steady rain and unseasonably cool temperatures during Monday’s Commencement Exercises prompted President Krislov to cut his remarks short. Read what he planned to say to the Class of 2013.
May 28, 2013
“Since I’m a writer,” Tracy Chevalier ’84 told the members of the Class of 2013 in her Commencement address, “I’m going to give you advice in the form of five mantras about writing that I repeat to myself and that you can apply to the novel that is your life.”
April 17, 2013
Office of Communications
Oberlin’s 2013 Commencement speaker is novelist Tracy Chevalier ’84, author of the bestselling book Girl with a Pearl Earring and the just released The Last Runaway. She also will receive an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree.