Photo Gallery: June 3 Graduation Ceremonies

Five doctoral students celebrated the completion of their studies at Benedictine University’s June 3, 2017 graduation ceremony. Find photos below. [su_custom_gallery source=”media: 7858,7885,7884,7883,7882,7881,7880,7871,7877,7855,7860,7863,7879,7876,7875,7873,7872,7869,7867,7865,7864,7862,7878,7861,7874,7859,7866,7868″ link=”lightbox” target=”blank” width=”630″ height=”550″ title=”never”] Read the text of Dr. Lee Murphy’s commencement address at this link.

Air Force Colonel | Graduation Address

Three Commitments for the Coming Years: Competence, Contribution, Dreams | 2017 Undergraduate Commencement Speech by Dr. Lee DeRemer

Editor’s Note: On May 13, 2017, Dr. Lee DeRemer (a retired Air Force colonel, founder of Lifecycles, and graduate of the Ph.D. program in values-driven leadership) gave the commencement address at Benedictine University’s undergraduate ceremony. What follows is the text of his speech, which focused on three commitments graduates should make for the coming years. Good morning. I am honored …

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Executives Celebrate Graduation from Doctoral Program

  Click the arrows above to scroll through slideshow.  Eleven Global Executives Graduate from Benedictine University with Doctorates in Values-Driven Leadership Chicago, Illinois (May 14, 2016) ~ On Saturday, May 14, eleven global leaders graduated from Benedictine University’s Center for Values-Driven Leadership (CVDL,, after earning their Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D). “Earning your Ph.D. while leading within a company takes an …

Diligence, Servants’ Hearts, & Perseverance
May 2015 Commencement Address, Benedictine University

Dr. Jeffery Swallow – CEO, Magnetrol International, Inc. Editor’s Note: The following address was given at Benedictine University’s May 2015 commencement service. Speaking is Dr. Jeff Swallow, a graduate of Benedictine’s Ph.D. program in organizational development, and a Founder of the Center for Values-Driven Leadership. Jeff is also the CEO of Magnetrol International.    Caption: Swallow (right) with Dr. Jim Ludema, …

Graduation Photo Gallery

Commencement – May 10, 2014 [flgallery id=2 /]   [flgallery id=3 /]   Find portraits of our graduates here, or read a press release about this milestone event.   BE A PART OF A FUTURE COHORT Our Ph.D./D.B.A. program is designed for senior executives leading values-driven companies. Learn more