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Secretary of Defense James Mattis to speak at Commencement

IWP Commencement, Fairmont Hotel

On May 19, The Institute of World Politics will confer Master’s degrees and Certificates of Graduate Study on approximately 35 graduates in the Class of 2018.

At the ceremony, IWP is honored that the Honorable James N. Mattis, United States Secretary of Defense, will give the keynote address. IWP will confer upon him a Doctorate of Laws, Honoris Causa.

Announcements about the class Valedictorian and Salutatorian are forthcoming. The ceremony will take place at the Fairmont Hotel, and is open only to IWP students, alumni, faculty, staff, supporters, and guests of the Class of 2018. Please click here for additional information.