The 524th Convocation of the University of Chicago was held in Rockefeller Memorial Chapel on August 28, 2015. President Robert J. Zimmer welcomed students, families, and friends, followed by Provost Eric D. Isaacs’ introduction of the ceremony's featured speaker. Judith T. Zeitlin, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor, Department Of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and the College, delivered an address titled "The World As Stage.” In the second half of the ceremony, President Zimmer conferred degrees upon candidates in the College, graduate divisions, and professional schools. The program also included performances by the University of Chicago Motet Choir and the Millar Brass Ensemble.