Washington Post's Bob Woodward To Address Loyola Grads
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward, celebrated for his Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting with Carl Bernstein on the notorious Watergate scandal in the 1970s, will address the Class of 2015 during Loyola University New Orleans' spring commencement.
Woodward will receive an honorary degree along with New Orleans news personality Angela Hill; former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue; and Phyllis M. Taylor, chairwoman and president of the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation.
Loyola's College of Law commencement speaker will be alumna Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll, associate justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court. Kenneth Allen Polite Jr., U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana, will receive an honorary degree at the College of Law ceremony.
Both ceremonies are scheduled Saturday, May 9, and will be held in the Superdome.