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Bethune-Cookman University selects Betsy DeVos as commencement speaker | theGrio:

If You Can't Get Ann Coulter as Commencement Speaker Which Right Wing Fruitcake Do You Call (hint BD)



Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will deliver the commencement address at Bethune-Cookman University’s graduation on May 10, the school’s Office of the President confirmed Monday.
Rumors had been swirling that DeVos would address the undergraduate students.  One alum  even started a Change.org petition to stop her from speaking.
The Office of the President told theGrio.com an official statement would be sent out later Monday.
DeVos’ confirmation did not come without controversy. The vote divided the Senate in a 50-50 split and eventually required Vice President Mike Pence to cast break the tie. Since she was officially confirmed, DeVos has been met with protests and demonstrations during her national tour visiting schools.

*Update*

Bethune-Cookman University has released the following statement regarding Betsy DeVos’ commencement speech:
The Honorable Betsy DeVos will be the keynote speaker for B-CU spring 2017 commencement ceremony on May 10thlocated at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach (101 N Atlantic Ave). Secretary DeVos is the 11th U.S. Secretary of Education and serves as an education policy advocate for students across the country. Over the last three decades, DeVos has devoted her career in support of the opportunity for a quality educational experience for students.
Much like Dr. Bethune, Founder of Bethune-Cookman University, Secretary DeVos 
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