Interim President Jonathan Chenette presided over the 153rd Vassar College commencement ceremony held on May 28. Bachelor of Arts degrees were conferred to 616 graduating seniors, including Brianna Gray Taylor from Silver Creek. Taylor received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, and received General Honors. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, she is the daughter of Tracy S. Taylor.
Posse Foundation president and educational access trailblazer, Deborah Bial, delivered the commencement address.
Vassar College, founded in 1861, is a highly selective, coeducational, residential, liberal arts college located in Poughkeepsie, New York.