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Commencement Notes

University of Pennsylvania Commencement Notes are available online in searchable PDF format for the years 1985 to the present. Written by Mark Frazier Lloyd and published in the annual Commencement Program, these notes provide historical context for Penn's commencement and typically feature milestones in 50 or 100 year increments prior to the given year's ceremony.

 

Selected Commencement Programs are available here.

 

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Commencement Notes available online:

2012 Commencement Notes


2005 Commencement Notes


1998 Commencement Notes


1991 Commencement Notes