Hillsdale College’s Spring Commencement Rescheduled for July 18, 2020

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Hillsdale, Mich. — Hillsdale College has rescheduled its 168th spring commencement for July 18, 2020. Hillsdale College President Larry P. Arnn formally invited all seniors graduating this semester to return to campus for a weekend celebration starting on Thursday, July 16, with a graduation ceremony on Saturday, July 18.

“We could not say goodbye to our graduating seniors without celebrating their accomplishments,” said Christopher VanOrman, Hillsdale College provost. “We look forward to having them return to us for a three-day-long celebration.”

Hillsdale College will offer a travel stipend to graduating seniors who return to campus for Commencement. Details on the weekend’s events and speakers will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

Admission to the event is by ticket only for graduates and their families, employees, and friends of the College. The College welcomes media coverage of commencement. Any media interested in attending must register in advance by contacting Emily Stack Davis at [email protected] or (517) 803-3745.

About Hillsdale College

Hillsdale College is an independent liberal arts college located in southern Michigan. Founded in 1844, the College has built a national reputation through its classical liberal arts core curriculum and its principled refusal to accept federal or state taxpayer subsidies, even indirectly in the form of student grants or loans. It also conducts
an outreach effort promoting civil and religious liberty, including a free monthly speech digest, Imprimis, with a circulation of more than 4.5 million. For more information, visit hillsdale.edu.

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Media inquiries may be directed to:
Emily Stack Davis
517-607-2726 (work)
517-803-3745 (cell)
[email protected]