Who’s to Blame For All the Commencement Debacles?

May 14, 2014

Tyler Kingkade at The Huffington Post

As commencement seasons go, 2014 has hosted an unusually high number of protests against accomplished individuals and government leaders invited to speak. Who's really at fault here? The answer is there isn't one group that deserves all the blame. In recent days and weeks, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde, former University of California-Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau have all canceled scheduled commencement addresses. There are, I believe, several places to assign blame...

Cases: Nationwide: Colleges Across the Country Disinvite Commencement Speakers