Irina Bokova, Former Director-General of UNESCO, Awarded Honorary Doctorate Degree in Peace Studies
On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, the 2017 Commencement Ceremony took place simultaneously at the Grand Peace Hall on the Seoul Campus and at the Sunseung Peace Hall in the Sports Complex on the International campus.
A total of 4,591 diplomas were awarded, including 3,848 bachelor’s degrees, 535 master’s, and 208 doctoral degrees. The commencement ceremony for the Seoul campus was hosted at the Grand Peace Hall, which was filled to capacity by more than 2,000 graduating class students and their families. The graduation celebration was also adorned by another meaningful event: the conferment ceremony of an honorary doctoral degree to Irina Bokova and the appointment of the former Director-General of UNESCO to Miwon Chair Professorship and Honorary Rector of Humanitas College.