More than 2,000 new graduates exit Carver with degrees over the weekend

Catharine R. Stimpson, a graduate of the WWU Campus School and Dean Emerita of New York University’s Graduate School of Arts and Science, received an honorary doctorate from Western on Saturday before she spoke at one of the four commencement ceremonies over the weekend. 

About 1900 undergraduate and 188 master’s students graduated; the other main speakers for the four ceremonies were real estate broker Lydia Bennett, urban project manager Ken Johnsen, and Port Angeles School Board member Bill Kindler.

Full-length video links for each of the ceremonies:

Congratulations, graduates!



Kirsten Anderson, MBA student graduate
Lydia Bennett
Student speaker Alia Taqieddin
Ken Johnsen
Student speaker Sarah Petry
Catherine Stimpson shows off her new diploma
Catherine Stimpson is happy!
Student speaker Francisca Mejia Campos
WWU Chief of Police Darin Rasmussen receives his MBA from Sabah
Heading into Carver