Ruth J. Simmons in the media and around the web
- Makers Profile
First African-American Ivy League President
Ruth Simmons on escaping poverty and discrimination through education, and speaking her mind (video).
- May 27, 2012, Providence Journal:
An Ivy challenge answered
Simmons steps aside after putting university on new path
- May 27, 2012, The Chronicle of Higher Education:
Excerpts from 2012 Commencement Speeches includes Ruth Simmons at the University of Rochester
- May 21, 2012, Providence Journal:
Davis’ life ‘has come full circle’:
The Academy Award nominee joins three other honorees at Trinity Rep ceremony Ruth J. Simmons receives award for outstanding leadership in the arts.
- May 12, 2012, The Norman Transcript:
OU ceremony moved indoors due to rain
Honorary degree recipient Ruth Simmons called the graduates “a picture of what makes this country so remarkable and promising,” due to their diversity and collegiate experience of a “community of difference.”
- May 11, 2012, Times Union of Albany:
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Honors Leaders Who Challenge the Boundaries of Science at 2012 Commencement Ceremony
Brown University President Ruth J. Simmons, PhD., delivers keynote address and receives honorary degree.