Commencement Speaker David Shatz Lauds YU Students for “Historic” Innovations

Students at YU’s 78th Commencement Ceremony at Madison Square Garden’s WaMu Theater on May 14 received a send-off from someone they know well: Dr. David Shatz ’65YH, ’69Y, ‘72R, ‘72BR, the highly popular professor of philosophy at Stern College for Women. The esteemed scholar of general and Jewish philosophy gave the commencement address and was awarded the Presidential Medallion, the highest honor bestowed on a member of the faculty or administration for excellent service.