(9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)
The All-University Commencement ceremony in which all Tufts schools participate. It includes the Academic Procession, the awarding of honorary degrees, the All-University Commencement address, recognition of faculty emeriti, presentation of degree candidates by school and the granting of degrees by the Tufts University Board of Trustees. Phase I takes place on The Green, between Ballou Hall and Bendetson Hall.
Tickets not required.
Award-winning film, television and stage actor; producer; director and comedian Hank Azaria returned to his alma mater, Tufts University, and delivered the commencement address on Sunday, May 22, 2016. Azaria received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree.
Azaria has won five Emmys and a Screen Actors Guild Award with his shape-shifting vocal chords and fluid acting. He is well-known for voicing numerous characters on the Emmy-winning animated television series The Simpsons, including Moe Szyslak, Clancy Wiggum, Comic Book Guy, Carl Carlson and many others.