Tue January 13, 2004
NPR Correspondent to Speak at Cameron Commencement
Lawton, Ok. – Cameron University President Cindy Ross has announced that National Public Radio correspondent Linda Wertheimer will deliver the keynote address at the May 8 graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Cameron Stadium.
Ross said, "Commencement is the culmination of any college student's academic experience and I am very pleased that Cameron students, their families and friends will have an opporunity to celebrat that success by hearing from someon of Linda Werthheimer's experience and caliber."
A respected leader in U.S. media with more than 30 years of experience, Werthheimer has covered such important stories as the Watergate scandal, the House Judiciary Committee's hearing on the impeachement of former President Richard Nixon, major elections, historic tax reform legislation and the Iran Contra affair. A 1965 graduate of Wellesley College, Wertheimer also holds honorary degress from Colby College, Weaton College and Illinois Wesleyan University.
Wertheimer can be heard on Cameron University's public radio station, KCCU, that will celebrate its 15th anniversary this summer.
The commencement exercise also is open free to the public.