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From the Desk of the Chancellor

Congratulations, 6,304 graduates!

May 14, 2013

Chancellor Bantz

Chancellor Bantz congratulates a new graduate at the 2013 Commencement.

For 10 Mother’s Days in a row I have been able to be with thousands of happy people at IUPUI’s commencement ceremonies. On that weekend, we celebrate students who have earned degrees from every school. Years of work -- whether it is for a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or a doctorate -- have been necessary.

What is truly impressive is the commitment of our students, as well as the support they receive from their family, friends, loved ones and IUPUI faculty and staff.  As we celebrate the graduates’ achievements -- and their future -- let us also thank our colleagues who have devoted their careers to student achievement.

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