Casteen to be UVA's commencement speaker

casteen-press2 John Casteen's two decades in the presidency of UVA have been honored with an invitation to serve as the 2010 Commencement speaker. According to a release, the speakers committee usually forwards a list of ten prospective speakers, but this year, they forwarded only Casteen's name. Last June, the man trained as a scholar of medieval literature announced that he would retire after 20 years at the helm. In January, successor Teresa Sullivan was named.

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Sounds like he might have fixed the "balloting". Will he recieve extra renumeration for this is will the prospect of a "double dipping" future be enough......

Will he be giving out free "Smokes" to everyone as a last jab?