Civil rights leader and U.S. Rep. John Lewis will deliver the annual commencement address, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced at the Senior Class Toast on March 30.
For the second year in a row, Washington University will bring a man of history to serve as the commencement speaker. Rather than a student of history, however, we get someone who actually lived it. Representative and civil rights leader John Lewis of Georgia will be coming to campus for the second time this academic year—this time to speak to the graduating class.
Civil rights leader and U.S. Rep. John Lewis will serve as the commencement speaker for the class of 2016, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced at the annual Senior Class Toast on March 30.
Harold Ford, a former Democratic congressman and senatorial candidate from Tennessee, visited Graham Chapel this week as part of Washington University’s Assembly Series.