Spring 2015 Commencement

President Charles G. Lief, Provost Dr. Janet Cramer and the Naropa University faculty cordially invited graduating students, their families and their friends to the Naropa University Spring 2015 Commencement. 

We were honored to have Parker Palmer as this year's commencement speaker.  Please take a few minutes to watch his address below.

Sunday, May 10, 2015
Macky Auditorium
University of Colorado
285 University Avenue
Boulder, CO 80309


Parker J. Palmer, Founder and Senior Partner of the Center for Courage & Renewal, is a world-renowned writer, speaker and activist who focuses on issues in education, community, leadership, spirituality and social change. He holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of California at Berkeley, as well as eleven honorary doctorates, two Distinguished Achievement Awards from the National Educational Press Association, and numerous other awards, including the William Rainey Harper Award (whose previous recipients include Margaret Mead and Elie Wiesel). Parker is the author of nine books, including several best-selling and award-winning titles.