Governor To Deliver Commencement Address At Univ. of Michigan

Mar 11, 2019

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is scheduled to deliver the spring commencement address for the University of Michigan.

The Ann Arbor News reports that Whitmer, a Democrat who is a graduate of rival Michigan State University, plans to give the May 4 address at Michigan Stadium.

It's common for Michigan governors to speak at the University of Michigan's commencement.

The newspaper reports she's the sixth sitting governor to deliver a commencement address for the school in the past 40 years.