Cedarville is one of more than a dozen area colleges and universities that works to find a speaker who is a financial, scheduling and community fit to provide the spring commencement address.
Schools use a range of committees, student recommendations and outside assistance to pick speakers whose messages they hope will resonate with more than 25,000 area graduates and attendees.
Neal Gittleman, music director of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, will receive an honorary degree from Wright State and serve as commencement speaker at the school’s June 9 ceremony. He said he will likely spend more time preparing for that address than many speeches he gives because he considers it a higher responsibility
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