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The Fast Talking Dean Of Hamilton College

Dean of Students Patrick Reynolds hand out an award to a student doing the 2016 Commencement Ceremony at Hamilton College on Sunday, May 22, 2016 in Clinton, NY. (NANCY L. FORD)
Dean of Students Patrick Reynolds hand out an award to a student doing the 2016 Commencement Ceremony at Hamilton College on Sunday, May 22, 2016 in Clinton, NY. (NANCY L. FORD)

At Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, Dean of Faculty Pat Reynolds holds the record for the fastest reading of graduates’ names at the college’s commencement ceremony. Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks to Reynolds about this year’s performance and the difficulties involved in providing a quick, dignified, and accurate reading of the names.

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