More than 22,100 attended the University of Delaware’s 161st Commencement ceremony, held Saturday, May 29, in Delaware Stadium. Featured speaker was Catherine Bertini, who has played a major role in the fight against world hunger. She served as chief executive of the United Nations World Food Programme for 10 years, and currently is a professor of public administration at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. “You are leaving here with a first class degree from the University of Delaware,” she said. “And you are entering a world full of opportunities and a world full of needs.”
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