Vanderbilt Commencement

Dare to grow

Celebrating our graduates and 150 years of Vanderbilt University

Class of 2024 on Library Lawn

Nichols-Chancellor's Medal

Every year, the Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal is awarded to a person who exemplifies the best qualities of the human spirit. They then deliver the keynote speech at Vanderbilt’s Graduates Day ceremony, which is the day before Commencement.

See Past Medalists

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