During the Commencement speech, NBC News’ Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent and 1967 Penn Graduate Andrea Mitchell detailed her experience facing gender inequity as a female journalist.
The announcement comes several months after the current Vice Provost and Director of Libraries Carton Rogers announced his retirement in Oct. 2017.
The American Bar Association reported that 90.6 percent of Penn Law’s 2017 graduating class have jobs that require passing the bar, far surpassing the national law school average of 69 percent.
On May 14, members of the Class of 2018 celebrated their Commencement at Franklin Field. This year's Commencement featured NBC News anchor Andrea Mitchell.