Cornucopia of Columnists at College Commencements

By: E&P Staff A number of syndicated columnists will be giving commencement addresses this spring. According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, they include:

-- Paul Greenberg (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Little Rock/Tribune Media Services), who'll speak tomorrow at Lyon College in Batesville, Ark.

-- Helen Thomas (King Features Syndicate), Indiana Institute of Technology, May 12.

-- Cokie Roberts (United Media), Saint Michael's College, Colchester, Vt., May 17.

-- Donna Brazile (United), Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge, May 18.

-- Thomas Friedman (New York Times/New York Times News Service), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y., May 19, and Brandeis University, Waltham, Mass., May 20.

-- Clarence Page (Chicago Tribune/Tribune Media), John Marshall Law School, Chicago, May 20.

-- Dan Rather (King), Siena College, Loudonville, N.Y., May 20.

-- David Brooks (New York Times/New York Times News Service), Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C., May 21.

-- Amy Goodman (King), New College of Florida, Sarasota, May 25.

-- David Broder (Washington Post/Washington Post Writers Group), Santa Clara University in California, June 16.

-- And, as previously reported, Connie Schultz (The Plain Dealer in Cleveland) will speak at Oberlin College in Ohio on May 28.


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