Archives: 2004

Speakers & Honorees

J. Craig Venter, president of the Center for the Advancement of Genomics, delivered the 131st Commencement address. His Beatitude Anastasios, Archbishop of Tirana, Durres, and All Albania delivered the Baccalaureate sermon.

Also receiving honorary degrees were: Bill Belichick, New England Patriots head coach; Nobel Laureate and BU Professor Emeritus Saul Bellow; Irwin Chafetz, entrepreneur and philanthropist; Boston Pops Orchestra conductor Keith Lockhart; U.S. Representative Edward J. Markey; and Emmy Award-winning actress Alfre Woodard.

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