The Provost’s Blog: Commencement Remarks

In addition to serving as Provost, I also have the privilege of serving as president of my local school board. I am very invested in public K-12 education and feel we should all do what we can to enhance the educational experiences of our future leaders.
As president, I get to deliver a brief commencement address and hand the students their diplomas. These are the remarks that I delivered this year:

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