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Secretary of State John Kerry To Deliver Commencement Address at Boston College

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 15, 2014


U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver the commencement address at Boston College’s 138th Commencement ceremony on Monday, May 19, 2014, at 10 a.m. in Alumni Stadium on the Boston College campus.

Secretary Kerry, a 1976 graduate of Boston College Law School, represented the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as lieutenant governor and for 28 years in the U.S. Senate before being confirmed as the nation’s 68th Secretary of State in 2013.

He will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from BC President William P. Leahy, SJ, at ceremonies for 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

To obtain media credentials and information about parking and directions, contact the Boston College Office of News & Public Affairs.

The commencement will be streamed live on Follow @StateDept, @StateDeptLive, @JohnKerry, @BostonCollege for tweets from the commencement ceremony using the hashtag #BC2014.


Jack Dunn
Boston College Office of News & Public Affairs

Office of Press Relations
U.S. Department of State


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