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Philadelphia-Area Universities Line Up Diverse Group Of Commencement Speakers

It’s graduation season, and area colleges and universities are getting ready for ceremonies that traditionally feature a guest speaker.


(The campus of Swarthmore College.  File photo provided by Swarthmore College)

One Of Swarthmore’s Graduation Speakers Withdraws Over Controversy

The private Quaker school in suburban Philadelphia says alumnus Robert Zoellick withdrew Friday after some students criticized his support for the Iraq war and his role in President George W. Bush’s administration.