Commencement Notes for the Dartmouth Class of 2013
June 08, 2013 by Joseph Blumberg
Close to 8,300 folding chairs have been set up on the Green for Dartmouth's 2013 Commencement ceremony. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
Here is Dartmouth’s 2013 Commencement by the numbers: from more than 1,800 degrees awarded to more than 12,000 attendees expected.
- Arts and Sciences, Undergraduate: 1,059 Bachelor of Arts
- Arts and Sciences, Graduate: 261 total; 96 Master of Science, 20 Master of Arts, 54 Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, 91 Doctor of Philosophy
- Geisel School of Medicine: 103 Doctor of Medicine, 55 Master of Public Health
- Thayer School of Engineering: 99 Bachelor of Engineering, 51 Master of Engineering Management
- Tuck School of Business: 266 Master of Business Administration
- Total degrees awarded: 1,894
- Estimated size of audience: 12,000 to 13,000 are expected to attend
Where seniors come from:
The undergraduate Class of 2013 hails from 47 states and the District of Columbia. The most-represented states are New York, California, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire.
International students come from 41 countries. The most represented are Canada, the People's Republic of China, and the Republic of Korea.
Most popular majors for the Class of 2013:
The most popular majors are economics, government, psychological and brain sciences, history, and biological sciences.
Valedictorians and Salutatorians:
The valedictorians are: Maura A. Farley of Darien, Conn.; Joshua L. Kornberg of Jericho, N.Y.; Joel Kenneth Malkin of Scottsdale, Ariz.; Anna M. Morenz of Tucson, Ariz.; and Marina Bowen Romani of Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Each student earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average.
The salutatorians are: Anuj M. Gupta of Easton, Conn., and Veronique Lecocq of Longmont, Colo. Each student earned a 3.99 grade point average.
Read more about the 2013 Valedictorians and Salutatorians.
Phi Beta Kappa:
The Alpha of New Hampshire Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Dartmouth College will induct 107 undergraduates as new members in ceremonies to be held Saturday, June 8.