The Countdown to Commencement Postcard, containing a checklist for graduation and instructing students to place their order for rental regalia, was emailed to all August 2016 graduates and to December 2016 expected graduates whose academic advisors have declared that they are eligible to participate in commencement (ie., on track to graduate in December 2016).
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden to Address Grads
American University will celebrate more than 500 graduates in its Fall
Commencement Ceremony on Wednesday, December 21. Dr. Carla Hayden, the
first woman and first African American to lead the nation's library,
will be the keynote speaker.
Taimur Khan, an ethnic Pashtun from Pakistan, will receive his PhD in
anthropology at the December 21 ceremony. His family and community's
work to preserve its language and identity became the foundation of his