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NBC’s Brian Williams to give 2013 Commencement at Elon

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ELON, N.C. — NBC Nightly News Anchor Brian Williams is scheduled to deliver Elon University’s 123rd Commencement address on May 25, 2013.

The ceremony is planned for 9:30 a.m. in the historic campus area known as “Under the Oaks” in front of West Residence Hall.

School officials said Williams has been a strong advocate for Elon and has recently been a key figure at the university.

Williams was named anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News in 2004 and has won several awards including 12 Emmys.