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Undergraduate Commencement Keynote Speaker

The deadline to submit nominations for the 2019 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony keynote speaker has passed.  Details on the selected speaker will be forthcoming.


Please note: Ramapo College does not compensate its keynote speaker. 

PRIMARY CRITERIA
A nominated speaker shall:

  1. Have public recognition/appeal to the student body.
  2. Be an effective public speaker.
  3. Be associated with a platform/message that aligns with the College’s mission/values.
  4. Represent diversity (race, gender, discipline, etc.) within the continuum of RCNJ Commencement Speakers.

SECONDARY CRITERIA
A nominated speaker may also:

  1. Serve as a potential resource (town gown, financial, etc.) to the College.
  2. Have a connection to the College/area.
  3. Be warm to College-based public relations and promotions.