Collection: Events, Alumni

Theodore Shaw '76 - 2014 Wesleyan University Commencement Address

Theodore Shaw ’76, one of the nation’s leading proponents for civil rights, delivered Wesleyan’s 182nd Commencement Address on May 25.

Theodore Shaw ’76, one of the nation’s leading proponents for civil rights, delivered Wesleyan’s 182nd Commencement Address on May 25. Shaw is the Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law, and the Director of the University of North Carolina Center for Civil Rights after having served as professor of professional practice at Columbia University School of Law. He served for 23 years with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, concluding as director-counsel and president.