President Alfred H. Bloom

At Swarthmore's 136th commencement, President Bloom awarded honorary degrees to Alberto Mora '74, former general counsel of the Department of the Navy, Robert Storr '72, dean of the Yale School of Art, and Phyllis Wise '67, a renowned researcher and provost and executive vice president at the University of Washington. He also awarded degrees to 364 undergraduates at the ceremony, held at the Scott Outdoor Amphitheater. The senior speaker, as voted by his classmates, was Adam Dalva '08.