President John L. Anderson applauded members of the Class of 2014–15 at the Illinois Institute of Technology 146th Commencement Exercise, held on May 16. Nearly 2,600 students graduated from the university in a ceremony that was viewed via live stream in 34 countries. Commencement speaker Madame Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, spoke of change and how graduates can shape their own journeys. Lagarde’s son Thomas graduated from the College of Architecture. Anderson, who welcomed students, families, and guests for the last time as IIT president, spoke about his tenure as well as the future paths of both Illinois Tech and its graduates.