Commencement Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients

Commencement 2017

The Boston Architectural College is proud to honor these remarkable individuals who have, throughout their lives and careers, displayed an extraordinary commitment to advance in the design professions by passing on the lessons they have learned and by constantly seeking to improve the world around them.

Honorary Degree Recipients

2017
Howard F. Elkus
Kathleen Cown Rood
Robert J. Vila

2016
G. Neil Harper
Marc Pelletier
Moshe Safdie

2015
Arthur J. Hurley III
Jeanne Pinado
Gianfranco Zaccai, B.Arch '78

2014
Polly Flansburgh
Antonia Pollak
Malcolm Rogers

2013
Stephen Ayers
H. Morse Payne
Carl Sapers

2012
Ada Louise Huxtable
Diane Kostial McGuire
Henry Moss
Alan Webber
Vicente Wolf

2011
M. David Lee
Wilson Pollock
Donald Stull
Jane Thompson

2010
Robert Campbell
Ruth Ganong, '54
William Houseman
Thomas M. Menino

2009
William Hodgins
Carol Johnson
Marshall Purnell
Frederick "Tad" Stahl

2008
Richard Fitzgerald
Sarah P. "Sally" Harkness
Melvin King
Robert Scagliotti, '69
Hugh Shepley

2007
Maurice Finegold
Bernard Goba, '69
Paul Grogan
Elsie Hurst
Frederick Noyes
Peter Steffian

2006
Lisa Bonneville
Don Brown
Carole Wedge, B.Arch '90
Jane Weinzapfel

2005
Edward Allen
George Terrien
David Wexler

Commencement Speakers

2017
Robert J. Vila

2016
Moshe Safdie

2015
Gianfranco Zaccai, B.Arch '78

2014
Felice Silverman'92, MID'14

2013
Stephen Ayers

2012
Alan Webber

2011
M. David Lee

2010
Thomas M. Menino

2009
Marshall Purnell

2008
Carole Wedge, B.Arch '90

2007
Paul Grogan

2006
Lisa Bonneville
Jane Weinzapfel