Lawrence Kudlow Announced as 2012 Commencement Speaker
Host of the Kudlow Report to exhort students
NEW YORK, March 15, 2012—The King’s College is pleased to announce Lawrence Kudlow, host of CNBC’s “The Kudlow Report,” as the 2012 Commencement speaker.
Mr. Kudlow is a nationally syndicated columnist and a contributing editor of National Review magazine. He is also the author of "American Abundance: The New Economic and Moral Prosperity," published by Forbes in January 1998.
Dinesh D'Souza, President of The King's College, said, “In America, Larry Kudlow provides one of the best full-throated defenses of free market capitalism, supply side economics and sound money. Our graduates, who have a solid understanding of economics, will have an opportunity to hear how wealth is created and the system that produces it—as well as the forces at work against it—from someone who is in the public square daily. I am delighted to announce Mr. Kudlow as our commencement speaker for the graduating class of 2012.”
A graduate of the University of Rochester and Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Mr. Kudlow started his professional career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York where he worked in open market operations and bank supervision. During President Reagan’s first term, Mr. Kudlow was selected as associate director for economics and planning, where he helped develop of the administration’s economic and budget policy.
Kudlow is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Bishop’s Humanitarian Award from the Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens; the Humanitarian Award from Pregnancy Care Center of New Rochelle, NY; and the Distinguished Communicator Award from the Brooklyn Diocese.
This year’s commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church. It will begin promptly at 9:30am and end at 11:30am. For more information, including directions, list of recommended hotels, and schedule of events, please visit our Commencement page. If you would like to purchase tickets, click here. As always, The King’s College is very excited to welcome the guests of the Graduating Class of 2012 to New York City!
The King’s College educates students in the ideas upon which nations rise and fall. With a focused curriculum in the liberal arts tradition, students are prepared to help shape, and eventually to lead, the institutions of government, civil society, media, law, business, education, the arts, and the church. King’s is a Christian college located in the Empire State Building in New York City.
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