This year’s Commencement speakers, Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank Group, and Nikesh Arora, MBA’92, chief business officer of Google, took the stage at the morning and afternoon ceremonies, while graduates, their families, and members of the Northeastern community worldwide tweeted their excitement.

Jim Yong Kim
President of the World Bank Group
Commencement Speaker

Nikesh Arora, MBA’92
Senior vice president and chief business
officer of Google
Commencement Speaker
Doctor of Commerce

Jack D. Bryant, ME’76
President and founder of Bryant Associates
Doctor of Engineering

Edward F. Davis III Boston Police
on behalf of first
responders and
law enforcement
Doctor of Public Service
Barbara Lynch
CEO of Barbara Lynch Gruppo and founder of the Barbara Lynch Foundation
Doctor of Public Service