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Dan K. Thomasson: Idealogues Squelch Freethinking at Commencement Speeches

May 20, 2014

By Dan K. Thomasson at Arizona Daily Star

While attending my oldest granddaughter’s graduation from a major Virginia university a year ago, I was somewhat curious about the lack of a commencement speaker. There was instead a six- or seven-minute statement by the dean of her particular college — the largest in the school —praising the newly minted graduates and wishing them luck...

Cases: Nationwide: Colleges Across the Country Disinvite Commencement Speakers