CU-Boulder’s spring commencement speaker will be Cathleen “Cathie” Black, former chair of Hearst Magazines and superintendent of New York City Public Schools, according to the CU commencement website.
CU spokesperson Ryan Huff confirmed to the CU Independent Black will be the speaker.
Black visited campus Feb. 20 for an “executives tell all” event, and will be returning May 9 for the graduation ceremony.
She is known as the “First Lady of American Magazines” and was president of the Newspaper Association of America.
The ceremony will be held May 9 at 8:30 a.m. in Folsom Field.
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