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Commencement is one of the most memorable life experiences for our students and their families as they celebrate an amazing accomplishment uniquely special to each graduate and his or her loved ones. Commencement is an opportunity to acknowledge the life-changing experience that results in earning a college degree. It is also a time for each student to say 'thank you' to all those who made a college education possible.
For all these reasons and more, James Madison University remains committed to providing the best possible Commencement experience for our graduates, their families and friends and the larger JMU community. May 2013 Commencement programming will follow the format which proved successful two years ago. Click here for more information.
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In the short time leading up to and since I took office as president, I acquired a great deal of the knowledge and made the relationships necessary to successfully lead James Madison University. But still there is much for me to learn. I must acquire... Read More
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