University of Wisconsin–Madison

Heavy hitter Allan ‘Bud’ Selig tapped as 2018 winter commencement speaker

Bud Selig Photo: Jeff Miller

December’s University of Wisconsin–Madison commencement speaker hopes to knock it out of the ballpark. He certainly knows his way around one.

Allan “Bud” Selig, commissioner emeritus of Major League Baseball, will deliver the charge to graduates on Sunday, Dec. 16, at the Kohl Center.

Selig is no stranger to campus. He earned a bachelor’s degree in American institutions (political science and American history combined) in 1956 and is one of the university’s most involved and supportive alumni. Selig co-teaches the advanced level seminar “Baseball & Society Since WWII” and maintains an office in the Department of History, where he established the Allan H. Selig Chair.

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