Colin Powell to give commencement address at WFU May 17

By Sarah Mansell
May 5, 2004

Secretary of State Colin L. Powell is scheduled to deliver Wake Forest University’s commencement address May 17.

Powell will address approximately 1,500 Wake Forest graduates and receive an honorary doctor of laws degree during the 9 a.m. outdoor ceremony on University Plaza (the Quad), his schedule permitting. The ceremony is not open to the public.

Media Note: Media are invited to cover Powell’s address. Passes and reserved seating will be available for members of the media. Downloadable audio files and beta video clips from his address will also be available. For information on media arrangements for the event, contact Sarah Mansell at 336-758-4393, 336-758-5237, or

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