Hillary Rodham Clinton will serve as the speaker at Fordham Law School’s 114th diploma ceremony on Sunday, May 23. The virtual ceremony will begin at 10:30 am. It will be livestreamed and available for public viewing at law.fordham.edu/DiplomaCeremony.
Dean Matthew Diller and Fordham University President, Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., will confer degrees on 568 graduates – 408 of whom will receive J.D. degrees, 69 of whom will receive M.S.L. degrees and 87 of whom will receive LL.M. degrees and four of whom will receive S.J.D. degrees.
Ms. Clinton, a graduate of Yale Law School, served as First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, as a U.S. senator from New York from 2001 to 2009, as the 67th U.S. secretary of state from 2009 to 2013, and became the first woman nominated for president of the United States by a major political party when she won the Democratic Party nomination in 2016.
In addition to the virtual diploma ceremony, the law school will host an optional in-person event at Fordham’s Rose Hill campus on Monday, May 24, where students will be able to gather together with their classmates.
Read more in Law.com.