Co-founder of Millennium Campus Network to make Monmouth College Commencement address

Monmouth College has announced it’s 2020 Commencement speaker: Millennium Campus Network co-founder Sam Vaghar. According to, Vaghar is a social entrepreneur committed to helping young people own their voice and power for social impact. With over a decade of impact co-founding and leading MCN, Sam has helped launch the Millennium Fellowship: a student movement for the UN Sustainable Development Goals in 16 nations. He is a 2008 graduate of Brandeis University and received an Honorary Doctorate from Becker College in 2018. He will receive an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree from Monmouth. Vaghar has given talks at over 100 institutions worldwide, including at Harvard University, MIT, the White House, the United Nations, the Vatican, and on speaking tours across four nations for the U.S. Department of State. In addition, he serves on multiple Boards, including serving as an Advisor to the Executive Director of UN Women. In a statement, Monmouth College President Clarence Wyatt said, “Sam is an impressive young person….He is a compelling speaker, and I know that he will provide an inspiring message to our students and community.”Monmouth College’s 163rd Commencement Ceremony will be held Sunday, May 17th.