Thursday, March 13, 2014
The University of California Hastings College of the Law Class of 2014 Commencement ceremony will take place Saturday, May 10, 2014 in the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. University of California President Janet Napolitano will present the keynote speech. Janet Napolitano was named the 20th president of the University of California on July 18, 2013, and took office on Sept. 30, 2013. Since then, she has launched initiatives to stabilize tuition; enhance community college transfers; provide financial support for undocumented students to put them on equal footing as other students with respect to financial aid; achieve carbon neutrality across the UC system by 2025; enhance the pipeline of underrepresented minority students who earn advanced degrees; increase support for new and future faculty members through post-doctoral fellowships; speed translation of UC research into products and services; and improve services for student veterans; and strengthen engagement with Mexico.