Bill Clinton named commencement speaker at Hobart and William Smith Colleges

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LONDONDERRY, NORTHERN IRELAND – MARCH 23: Former US President Bill Clinton speaks during the funeral of Northern Ireland’s former Deputy First Minister and ex-IRA commander Martin McGuinness at St Columba’s Church Long Tower on March 23, 2017 in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Niall Carson – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

President Bill Clinton will deliver the Commencement Address to the 2017 class at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva.

“We are honored to welcome President Clinton back to Hobart and William Smith as the 2017 Commencement speaker,” said President Mark Gearan in a release. “President Clinton’s leadership has transformed millions of lives around the world, from his time as Arkansas attorney general and then governor, to two terms in the White House, and now with the charitable work of his foundation. I look forward to hearing the insight and guidance he has to offer our graduating seniors.”

After leaving the White House, he founded the Clinton Foundation with the goal to improve global health, strengthen economies, promote healthier childhoods and reduce health disparities, and more.

HWS’s commencement ceremony is on Sunday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m. 
 

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