Commencement 2015 speakers will be listed as they become available.

Christopher Patten, 2015 Commencement Speaker

Christopher Patten, Commencement Speaker

Oxford University Chancellor Christopher Patten (Lord Patten of Barnes) will be the principal speaker and receive an honorary degree at the University of Notre Dame's 170th Commencement Ceremony on May 17.




Aaron Neville 2015 Laetare winner

Aaron Neville, Laetare Medal

Aaron Neville, a four-time Grammy Award-winning singer and musician, will receive the University of Notre Dame’s 2015 Laetare Medal, the oldest and most prestigious honor given to American Catholics, at Notre Dame’s 170th University Commencement ceremony May 17 (Sunday).

For a listing of previous commencement speakers, please visit the Archives page.