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US education secretary Betsy DeVos to speak at Ave Maria University graduation

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will give a commencement address to graduates of Ave Maria University in May, the university said in a statement.

Jim Towey, president of Ave Maria University, praised DeVos in her upcoming speaking engagement.

“It is a great privilege to have America’s top education official address the Class of 2018, and our entire campus community looks forward to welcoming her with joy in May,” Towey said.

Approximately 250 graduates will participate in the ceremony that will take place at 10 a.m. on May 5 at the Tom Golisano Field House on 4810 Kelleher St.