Students at Howard University.
Students at Howard University.

Howard University President Sidney A. Ribeau announced today that President Bill Clinton will deliver the Commencement address at Howard University Saturday, May 11, on the Upper Quadrangle of the school’s main campus.

“We are thrilled that President Clinton has agreed to deliver this year’s Commencement address,” said Ribeau. “As a preeminent leader, humanitarian and advocate, his extraordinary global work and commitment to public service will inspire the class of 2013 as they prepare to make their mark on the world.”

Students and supporters of Howard seem to be in favor of the ‘Buzzing’ news too. Check out some of the reactions on Twitter below.

About Howard University:

Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university that is comprised of 13 schools and colleges that produces more on campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the United States. For more information on Howard University, call 202-238-2330, or visit the University’s Web site at


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Tommy G. Meade Jr.
Tommy G. Meade Jr. is the editor-in-chief of HBCU Buzz, the leading source of HBCU news, where he writes on a wide variety of topics, from HBCU culture and entertainment, sports and technology to black college history, Greek life, politics and the African diaspora. Formerly, he was a Staff Writer of HBCU Buzz and a corps member at City Year. His work has appeared in Black Enterprise, and on other leading HBCU outlets. He is an alum of Central State University and is a proud member Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. He lives in Columbus.