I disagree with a lot of those changes, however at the end of the day - I go down to recruit graduation at least once or twice a year.
Adults tell students that it gets better, that the world changes after school, that being 'different' will pay off sometime after graduation. But no one explains to them why.
We are living in 1937, and our universities, I suggest, are not half-way out of the fifteenth century. We have made hardly any changes in our conception of university organization, education, graduation, for a century - for several centuries.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Viktor E. Frankl
A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success.