PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Brown University’s 251st Commencement was held on Sunday concluding a busy weekend of events that brought more than 10,000 people to College Hill.
Actor John Krasinki, a graduate of the class of 2001, addressed the University’s undergraduate Class of 2019 on the College Green.
Krasinki is well-known for his role a Jim on the hit series “The Office.”
He was among seven people to receive an honorary degree for achieving great distinction in their fields. Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns was also a recipient.