The Columbia College Class of 2014 joined more than 14,000 degree candidates from the University and its affiliates as they officially became graduates during Commencement, presided over by President Lee C. Bollinger. Several College alumni were honored during Commencement: David Rosand ’59, GSAS ’65, the Meyer Schapiro Professor Emeritus of Art History, was one of eight honorary degree recipients; cellist Alisa Weilerstein ’04 received the University Medal for Excellence, awarded annually to an accomplished alumnus or alumna under the age of 45; and Mitchell B. Freinberg ’73, BUS ’77 and the Hon. Joseph A. Greenaway Jr. ’78 were among 10 Alumni Medalists who were honored for distinguished service of 10 years or more to the University. A number of graduates wore red tape on their caps to show support for survivors of sexual assault.
Read more about Commencement.