University of Arizona Commencement

Date: 

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 19:30

MAY COMMENCEMENT INFORMATION

FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018
7:30 PM, ARIZONA STADIUM

NOTICE OF PHOTOGRAPHIC AND MEDIA RECORDING

When you attend Commencement, you enter an area where photography, audio recording, and video recording may occur. By entering the event premises, you consent to such media recording and its release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, webcasts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, and inclusion on websites. You further waive all rights you may have to any claims in connection with any exhibition, streaming, webcasting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such exhibiting, broadcasting, webcasting or other publication.

COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

RAY MABUS

 

Ray Mabus Portrait

Ray Mabus, former secretary of the Navy, governor of Mississippi, and U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia, will be the keynote speaker at the University of Arizona's 154th Commencement on May 11. 

Appointed by President Barack Obama, Mabus served as secretary of the Navy from 2009-2017, the longest tenure since World War I. As secretary, he focused on four fundamentals: people (sailors, Marines and their families); platforms (building more ships and aircraft); power (moving the services to alternative energy); and partnerships (with the American people and allies around the world). In June 2010, the president assigned Mabus the additional task of developing a long-term Gulf Coast restoration plan following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. 

For more information, please see this announcement from UA News:

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