Former U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell, who helped lead historic negotiations for peace in Northern Ireland and the Middle East, challenged the graduating seniors at Wheaton College’s 183rd Commencement to stand up for the ideas and values upon which the United States was founded.
More coverage from the commencement celebration for the Class of 2018
- Photos from Wheaton College’s 183rd Commencement celebration
- Remarks of journalist Callie Crossley, who received an honorary doctor of humane letters
- Remarks of actor, author and performer Rose Ella Weaver ’73, who received an honorary doctor of fine arts degree
- Greetings from Akrofi Akotiah ’18, president of the Class of 2018