Historian and author David McCullough, winner of two Pulitzer Prizes and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, will present the Commencement Address at Providence College’s One Hundredth Commencement Exercises on Sunday, May 20, 2018. The ceremony will begin at 11 . at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence.
McCullough is one of six honorary degree recipients. The others are Joseph P. Brum ’68 , retired special assistant to the president for development projects at PC; Brian M. Maher ’68 , retired director of the Long Island Educational Opportunity Center at Farmingdale State College; . Army Col. (Ret.) Lisa M. (Thibault) Schenck ’83 , associate dean for academic affairs at The George Washington University Law School; Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum , president emerita of Spelman College and author of the landmark book ‘Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria’ and Other Conversations About Race ; and Larry Rachleff , retired music director for the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and a professor at Rice University.