2022 Commencement and Baccalaureate Speakers

To families of graduating students,

Today we announced our Commencement and Baccalaureate speakers: Van Jones, CNN host and Dream Corps founder, will deliver Wake Forest University’s commencement address on Monday, May 16. The Baccalaureate speaker will be Eddie S. Glaude Jr., the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor and Chair of the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University. Baccalaureate will take place on Sunday morning, May 15. 

The announcement was shared today on the Wake Forest University news website. Please know how eager we are to have you join us on campus to celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2022 at Commencement.

Wake Forest Family Communications


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