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Bernanke to speak at Commencement! by Mitra L. '07

MIT just announced that Ben Bernanke ’79 is going to be the graduation speaker for Commencement 2006. Bernanke has recently been nominated by President Bush to succeed Alan Greenspan as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. This is just another example that indicates the strong history of the MIT Department of Economics and its graduates.

MIT Commencement

Ben Bernanke, MIT PhD ’79

(Princeton bio, White House bio)

Lucky seniors

2 responses to “Bernanke to speak at Commencement!”

  1. TKD says:

    Do you think that Ben Bernanke is really (truly) the best candidate to replace Mr. Greenspan (or, could we have done better)?

  2. Phil says:

    Wow, it’s Boston when stuff is green! ::shiver::