Monday, March 21, 2011

Commencement--Office of the President announces this year's speaker

Like many of the students she'll be addressing on May 21 as Gordon's 2011 Commencement speaker, Chai Ling was a top student and a leader. But in her home country of China she held another "distinction" when she was 23 years old: as one of the communist government's most wanted "criminals" for her role in the 1989 pro-democracy student movement in Tiananmen Square.

Read the official announcement here.

1 comment:

Bonnie Sakow said...

Very exciting! Wonderful choice!