Michael Williams, a political science and economics major from Zachary, is a member of Colgate University’s Class of 2015.

Williams is one of 732 students who graduated from Colgate on May 17 during the university’s 194th commencement.

Eddie S. Glaude Jr., the William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American studies and the chairman of the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University, delivered the keynote address.

Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, is a residential liberal arts institution that offers 54 majors to a diverse student body of about 2,900 undergraduate students and supports 25 Division I athletic teams.