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The following are diplomas granted to Gallaudet University graduate and undergraduate students and signed by United States President William "Bill" Clinton, who was president from 1993 until 2001.
President Clinton was the Commencement speaker on May 13, 1994 and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.
Diplomas were also signed by Gallaudet University President I. King Jordan, '70, was president from 1988 until 2006.
William "Bill" Clinton1993–2001
I. King Jordan, '701988–2006
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Michael Allen DepcikBachelor of Arts cum laudeMay 21, 1993
Gallaudet University would like to thank Michael Depcik, '93, for generously donating his diploma to the University Archives.
Gary William BrooksBachelor of ArtsMay 12, 1995
Gallaudet University would like to thank Gary Brooks '95 for generously donating his diploma to the Gallaudet University Archives.
Aaron John RouppBachelor of ScienceMay 12, 1995
Gallaudet University would like to thank Aaron Roupp '95 & G-'04 for generously donating his diplomas to the Gallaudet University Archives.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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