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Undergraduate Commencement Keynote Speaker

We are now soliciting nominations for the keynote speaker for the 2019 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony. Click here to complete the nomination form. Nominees should meet the criteria listed below. The deadline to submit is Friday, November 9, 2018.


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.