Student Protests Drive Away Notable Commencement Speakers

May 18, 2014

By Olivia Vanni at U.S. News & World Report

With commencement ceremonies quickly approaching for colleges across the country, now is the time for seniors to celebrate their accomplishments and receive the bachelor's degrees that they worked so hard to earn. But for certain schools, now is also time for controversy surrounding their choice of commencement speaker.  Some student protests against their colleges' selection has been vitriolic enough to make notable figures step down as commencement speakers...

Cases: Nationwide: Colleges Across the Country Disinvite Commencement Speakers