May 13, 2015
SJU celebrated commencement on May 10 in Saint John's Abbey and University Church. The graduating class included 409 undergraduate men and 23 School of Theology and Seminary graduates. When combined with the College of Saint Benedict's 475 graduates, this year's combined undergraduate graduating class is 884.
Robert Dumonceaux, Regents Professor Emeritus of mathematics, delivered the commencement address. Dumonceaux, one of the longest serving faculty members, began teaching mathematics while still a student in 1960. He went on to teach more than 50 years, retiring in 2014. Luke Newgaard of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, a graduating political science and Hispanic studies major, delivered the student address.