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Johns Hopkins University
Commencement Speakers
(1974 to Present)

Year University
Commencement
Undergraduate Diploma Ceremony
Schools of Arts & Sciences
and Engineering
2005 William R. Brody
President
The Johns Hopkins University
Speech is online here.
Honorable Albert Gore, Jr.
Fomer vice president
United States of America
Speech is online here.
 
2004 William R. Brody
President
The Johns Hopkins University
Speech is online here.
William H. "Bill" Cosby Jr.
Actor, comedian
 
2003 William R. Brody
President,
The Johns Hopkins University
Speech is online here.
Michael R. Bloomberg '64
Mayor
New York City
Speech is online here.
 
2002 William R. Brody President,
The Johns Hopkins University
Speech is online here.
Tom Brokaw
Anchor
NBC Nightly News
Speech is online here.
 
2001 William R. Brody President,
The Johns Hopkins University
Speech is online here.
Al Hunt
Executive Washington editor
The Wall Street Journal
Speech is online here.
 
2000 William R. Brody President,
The Johns Hopkins University
Speech is online here.
George Tenet
Director of central intelligence
Speech is online here.
 
1999 William R. Brody President,
The Johns Hopkins University
Speech is online here.
John McCain
U.S. senator, R-Ariz.
Speech is online here.
 
1998 William R. Brody President,
The Johns Hopkins University
Elizabeth Dole
President,
The American Red Cross
 
1997 William R. Brody President,
The Johns Hopkins University
Timothy Johnson
Medical editor
ABC News
 
1996 Sadako Ogata
U.N. high commissioner
for refugees
George Bush
Former president
United States of America
 
1995 Barbara Mikulski
U.S. senator, D-Md.
Ted Koppel
Anchor
ABC News "Nightline"
 
1994 Madeleine Albright
U.S. ambassador to the United Nations
Benjamin Carson
Director, pediatric neurosurgery
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
 
1993 Richard von WeizsĄcker
President
Federal Republic of Germany
Barry Levinson filmmaker
 
1992 Brian Mulroney
Prime minister
Canada
Lee Iaccocca
Chairman
Chrysler Corp.
 
1991 Thomas R. Odhiambo
Founder and director
Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology
Tom Clancy
Novelist
 
1990 Sol Linowitz
Ambassador
Garry Trudeau
Cartoonist
 
1989 Javier Perez de Cuellar
Secretary general
United Nations
Kenneth M. Duberstein
Former White House chief of staff
(Reagan administration)
 
1988 J. William Fulbright
Former chairman
Foreign Relations Committee
U.S. Senate
Mario Cuomo
Governor
New York
 
1987 M. Vartan Gregorian
President
New York Public Library
Howard Cosell
Sportscaster
 
1986 Eric R. Kandel
Professor
Columbia University
Roger Revelle
Professor
science and technology policy
University of California, San Diego
 
1985 James W. Rouse
Developer
John Houseman
Actor
 
1984 Paul Volcker
Chairman
Federal Reserve Board
William F. Buckley Jr.
Journalist and author
 
1983 Harry Woolf
Director
Institute for Advanced Study
Bill Bradley
U.S. senator, D-N.J.
 
1982 Ralf G. Dahrendorf
Director
London School of Economics
William Donald Schaefer
Mayor of Baltimore
 
1981 Franklin D. Murphy
Chairman
Times-Mirror Co.
no outside speaker
 
1980 Leonard Bernstein
Composer and conductor
Roger Stevens
Chairman of the board
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
 
1979 Rosalyn S. Yalow
Nobel Prize winner
Biomedical researcher
VA Hospital, The Bronx
Dick Cavett
Talk show host
 
1978 John R. Evans
President
University of Toronto
Hyman Rickover
Admiral (retired)
U.S. Navy
 
1977 William D. McElroy
chancellor
University of California, San Diego
Isaac Asimov
author
 
1976 Lewis Thomas
President
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute
Tom Wicker
Columnist
The New York Times
 
1975 William Scranton
Former governor
Pennsylvania
no outside speaker
 
1974 Rafael Hernandez Colon
Governor
Puerto Rico
no outside speaker


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