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Commencement speaker suggestions sought

The Commencement Committee invites suggestions for the guest speaker at MIT's Commencement exercises on Friday, June 9, from all members of the community. The Commencement speaker should be one who will be able to address topics of relevance to MIT.

Suggestions may be submitted to Kimberley Wu, president of the Class of 2006 (; Emilie Slaby, president of the Graduate Student Council (; Gayle Gallagher , executive officer for Commencement (; and Eric Grimson, chairman of the Commencement Committee (

Suggestions must be received by Friday, Oct. 7.

Following a review, the Committee will submit a list to President Susan Hockfield for consideration. The list will not be made public. The president has the responsibility and authority for selecting and inviting a guest speaker for the Commencement exercises.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on October 5, 2005 (download PDF).

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