Kwame Anthony Appiah named Baccalaureate speaker

Dec. 19, 2022

Princeton University recently selected its 2023 Baccalaureate speaker, Kwame Anthony Appiah, New York University Professor of Philosophy and Law, and Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values, Emeritus. Professor Appiah was the acting director at the University Center for Human Values from 2006-2007. Uniquely qualified to deliver the Baccalaureate address, the University praised Appiah for his ability to share wisdom and advice with students from his view as "an extraordinary ethical thinker on some of the most important issues confronting the world today."

Baccalaureate is an end-of-year interfaith service focused on members of the senior class with the goal to emphasize the value and importance of service as seniors prepare to graduate and venture forward. The service, scheduled for May 28, will include prayers and readings from various religions and philosophical traditions.

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