MIT Commencement 2005
MIT's 139th Commencement exercises were held on Friday, June 3, at 10 a.m. in Killian Court. During the ceremony, 2,177 undergraduates and graduate students were scheduled to receive 1,094 bachelor's degrees, 1,078 master's degrees, 257 doctorates and 12 engineer degrees.
Irwin M. Jacobs, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Qualcomm Inc. and an MIT alumnus (SM '57 and ScD '59), delivered the principal address. President Susan Hockfield delivered the charge to the graduates. Other speakers will include Barun Singh, president of the Graduate Student Council, and Rohit Gupta, president of the Class of 2005, who will present the class gift. Hindu Chaplain Swami Tyagananda will deliver the invocation.
2005 Commencement Videos