University of Dubuque to Hold December Commencement

Dec 10, 2018 | University Relations staff

DUBUQUE, Iowa – University of Dubuque will hold a December Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 3:00 p.m. in Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall on campus.

Over 120 students are eligible to participate in the ceremony, including 94 undergraduate and 27 graduate students. It is the fourth year UD has celebrated a December commencement. Roger Ebertz, a professor of philosophy, will deliver the commencement address, titled “Super Power, Great Responsibility.”

Since 1992, Ebertz has served the University as department head for philosophy and religion, redesigning the philosophy major and developing a religion major. Over the years, he has advised many philosophy and religion majors and pre-seminary students. Ebertz has served on numerous committees and task forces. His research interests include theory of knowledge, ethical theory, environmental ethics, the relationship between Christianity and higher education, and philosophy and popular culture.

Ebertz earned a bachelor of arts from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, a master of arts from University of Nebraska – Lincoln, and a doctor of philosophy from University of Nebraska – Lincoln.