Graduate School, School of Law - Nathan L. Whetten
Whetten was dean of the UConn Graduate School and a professor of sociology.
Graduate School, School of Law - Philip Handler
Handler was president of the National Academy of Sciences.
Graduate School, School of Law, Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine - Elliot L. Richardson
Richardson was Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare. His addressed the first ceremony to include the Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine.
Graduate School, Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine-Dean E. McHenry
McHenry was Chancellor, University of California, Santa Cruz.
School of Law Robert B. McKay
McKay was Dean of, New York University School of Law
Graduate School, Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine-Steven Muller
Muller was president of Johns Hopkins University
School of Law Charles S. House
House was Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court
Graduate School, Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine - Homer D. Babbidge, Jr.
Babbidge was Master of Timothy Dwight College at Yale University. He was president of UConn from 1962 to 1972.
School of Law Paul A. Freund
Freund was Carl M. Loeb University Professor at Harvard Law School
Graduate School, Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine - Lewis Thomas
Thomas was president of Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
School of Law - Clarence C. Ferguson, Jr.
Ferguson was a visiting professor of law at Harvard Law School
Graduate School, Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine - Sol M. Linowitz
Linowitz was ambassador-at-large for Middle East negotiations and co-negotiator of the Panama Canal Treaty.
School of Law - Stephen J. Trachtenberg
Trachtenberg was president-elect of the University of Hartford
Graduate School, Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine - John Hope Franklin
Franklin was The John Matthews Manley Distinguised Service Professorat the University of Chicago
School of Law - Thomas Erlich
Erlich was president of the Legal Services Corporation in Washington, D.C.
Graduate School, Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine-Amitai Etzioni
Etzioni was professor of sociology and Director of the Center for Policy Research at Columbia University.
School of Law-Fleming James, Jr.
James was a professor of law at the UConn School of Law.
Information on the History of Commencement pages was researched and compiled by Mark J. Roy