College of Idaho set for 2013 commencement

The College of Idaho is set to celebrate the graduating class of 2013 during its annual commencement ceremony, which begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, in Morrison Quadrangle on the C of I campus in Caldwell. Commencement will be held outdoors, weather permitting. For full details, please visit

As always, admission to commencement is free and all are welcome. This year’s commencement keynote speaker is the Hon. Stephen Trott, a senior circuit judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Trott was nominated for his position by President Ronald Reagan in 1987 and took senior status in 2004.

A live webstream of commencement ceremonies will be available at

Due to an unexpected illness, Professor Alan Dershowitz is unable to travel and has postponed his appearance at The College of Idaho’s commencement ceremonies and a public event later on Saturday, May 18.The public presentation, “A Conversation with Alan Dershowitz,” scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at the Egyptian Theatre in Boise, also has been postponed. Ticket holders with questions should contact Tracylea Balmer, director of special events, at [email protected] or 208-459-5025.

Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state’s oldest private liberal arts college. It has a century-old tradition of educating some of the most accomplished graduates in Idaho, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three Marshall Scholars, and another 11 Truman and Goldwater Scholars. The College is located on a beautiful campus in Caldwell, Idaho. Its distinctive PEAK curriculum challenges students to attain competencies in the four knowledge peaks of the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field, enabling them to graduate with an academic major and three minors in four years. For more information on The College of Idaho, visit