suffolk university




Keynote Speaker:
Abraham Foxman

Foxman is the national director of the Anti-Defamation League(ADL). He is a Holocaust survivor who joined the ADL in 1965 and has devoted his life to fighting anti-Semitism, bigotry and discrimination throughout the world. He will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

Honorary Degree Recipient:
Edward J. Markey

U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) served for 37 years in the U.S. House before being elected last year to fill the seat held by now-Secretary of State John Kerry. He received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Suffolk University in 2002 and this year will receive a special award recognizing his lifelong commitment to public service.

Additional Speakers & Recipients

William Hubbard

President-elect, American Bar Association

Chief Judge Carl E. Stewart

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Cedric Cromwell

Tribal council chairman, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts

Commencement Exercises