Dennis Brown | September 30, 2015
Recently retired U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for the past four years, will be the principal speaker and receive an honorary degree at the University of Notre Dame’s 171st University Commencement Ceremony on May 15.
“Gen. Dempsey is a military strategist who was trained as a humanist, and the top military adviser to the president who has always shown great concern for the common soldiers under his command,” said Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., the University’s president. “In dangerous and uncertain times, he has proven a steady, wise and conscientious leader.”
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