2018 Commencement Address Speaker –
Anne-Marie Slaughter

Anne-Marie Slaughter is a renowned foreign policy expert, distinguished scholar, frequent public commentator, nonprofit leader, former top official at the U.S. Department of State and author of a widely read article that sparked a national debate around women’s work-life balance. During the Commencement ceremony, Slaughter will also receive an honorary doctor of laws degree.

2018 HONORARY DEGREE RECIPIENTS

Each year, Washington University in St. Louis honors distinguished individuals at the May Commencement ceremony.

Eric Douglas Green

Doctor of Science

Anne-Marie Slaughter

Doctor of Laws

Chris Krehmeyer

Doctor of Humane Letters

Francis G. Slay

Doctor of Humane Letters

Michael Lucius Lomax

Doctor of Humane Letters

2018 HONORARY GRAND MARSHAL

Edward S. Macias, PhD

For nearly 50 years, Ed Macias’ professional life has been focused on Washington University in St. Louis, where he has served in many key leadership roles, including 25 years as provost, the university’s chief academic officer.

CLASS ACTS

A series in recognition of students who are changing the world through research, community engagement and innovation.