Clark College’s commencement speaker replaced

Caroline Heldman will replace Byron Pitts



Caroline Heldman

Byron Pitts, ABC News anchor and chief national correspondent, has cancelled his keynote address at Clark College Commencement. Pitts has been called to an emergency assignment and is unable to attend the Thursday ceremony.

Caroline Heldman, a 1991 graduate of Clark College, will now deliver the commencement address. Heldman chairs the politics department at Occidental College in Los Angeles. She specializes in the presidency and race, class and gender.

The Clark College commencement ceremony is 7 p.m. June 20 at the Sleep Country Amphitheater, 17200 N.E. Delfel Road. The event is free and open to the public.