He was among the two or three finalists this year for giving the Irvine Valley College commencement speech too. Rebel Girl nominated him, as I recall. (She’s away at a conference.)
But the decision makers here at IVC opted for Jack Scott, the State Chancellor. Scott, who once presided over Pasadena City College, was a state senator.
Boeing chief to be UCI graduation speaker
Most years, UC Irvine’s various schools rarely choose high profile figures to deliver a commencement speech. That won’t be the case this year for UCI’s Paul Merage School of Business. Jim Albaugh, executive vice president of The Boeing Company, will be the keynote speaker for about 350 MBA students on June 13 at Bren Events Center.Also:
A friend sent me an article about the SOCCCD prayer lawsuit. It appeared today in the online magazine “Religion Dispatches.”
Invoking God's Name Like a Bludgeon
Nothing new here, but it’s good to know that people are paying attention.
The article’s author is Lauri Lebo, author of The Devil in Dover: Dogma v. Darwin in Small-Town America.