Commencement 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Commencement Eucharist
St. John
’s Memorial Chapel, EDS Campus, 4:00pm

Preacher: The Very Rev. Francis Fornaro (EDS ’96)
Celebrant: The Very Rev. Thomas Eoyang Jr., DMin (EDS ’03, ’14)

The Quad, EDS Campus, Immediately following the Eucharist

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Conferring of Degrees
First Church Cambridge, Congregational, 1:00pm (Event will be live streamed at

The 2017 Commencement Speakers are Dr. Fredrica Harris Thompsett and Dr. Valerie Batts.

Dr. Fredrica Harris Thompsett, Mary Wolfe Professor Emerita of Historical Theology and former academic dean at Episcopal Divinity School, is a well-known lay leader in The Episcopal Church, and has taught at Episcopal seminaries for over thirty-five years.

Dr. Valerie Batts (EDS Honorary Degree ’06) is founding director and vice president of consulting at VISIONS, Inc. She leads the consultation and training components of the company and is the originator of the VISIONS training model and experiential workshops.

Washburn Hall, EDS Campus, Immediately following Commencement

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