President McCartney Addresses School for Social Work Graduates

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Kathleen McCartney conferred her first degrees as Smith’s 11th president to graduates of the School for Social Work during commencement exercises on August 16, 2013. In her address, President McCartney emphasized her support for the school, noting how closely its mission aligns with her own work and values. It is up to the school’s graduates and other social workers, she said, to address the “deep undercurrent of inequality in our society.”