Eye on Education

Colleges Compete for Commencement Speakers

As many colleges and universities are now in the home stretch of finishing their spring semesters, the Columbus Dispatch reports that booking a commencement speaker can be a struggle.

Some colleges don’t hire graduation speakers. Others reserve the podium for alumni. But for those who want a top name, this season can be a battle. Schools pay premium fees to attract names that students and families will recognize.

Read more at: www.dispatch.com

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